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Kretchmar's Mantle 

Kretchmar Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Description 

On the way down to The CandyLands look for a short schist boulder that has a sharp overhang off to the right of the path.

Getting There 

Hike down the path from Sugar Plum Cave

Climbing Season

For the Mount Baldy / "old baldy" area.

Weather station 1.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Kretchmar's Mantle V4 6B PG13  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Kretchmar Boulder
Start as low as you can on a few good holds in the center of the overhang. Move up one move and then cut out right to the lip. Throw for the lip (which is pretty good hold actually). Now move your weight and throw a heel hook out to that same spot and move your right hand up the lip towards the peak of the bulge. Make a desperate HARD mantle up and over. THE CRUX IS THE MANTLE!...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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