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Crocket Tor Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.84089, -103.5484 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The large mass across the gully from the parking lot. Just left of the Fist formation. Conns summited via 4th class chimneys June 9th, 1951.

Getting There 

Head W from Needles Eye, down into the valley then up to the base. Or, it is of equal distance to come from the N, off the highway.

Climbing Season

For the Needles Eye area.

Weather station 6.7 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: As seen from the Needles Eye.

Where the Sky Hangs 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c SD : Custer State Park : ... : Crocket Tor
First climbed this thinking it was already established but undocumented, because there was a couple slung horns that I had noticed for a few years. After passing the upper sling, and no bolts in sight, I quickly realized the previous climbers must've bailed. Finished it up anyways, while getting some sparse gear and desperately slinging horns to calm the nerves. Came back the next year to add a couple bolts but still kept it adventurous.1)5.6 70' Begin in chimney at the bottom of the gully that ...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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