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Lion's Spire Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.84358, -103.5627 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: BBQ on Oct 2, 2016
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Description 

A stout spire located just to the climber's right of The Witch's Hat Spire. This spire is the home of Lion's Share and about two other routes. Click here for Lion's Share

Getting There 

If you can locate The Naked Rib, follow a faint climber's trail up into a grassy corridor. This spire has a big pile of rocks located at the base while other climbs will have grass to belay from.

Climbing Season

For the Custer State Park area.

Weather station 6.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Lion's Spire

Lioness 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  South Dakota : Custer State Park : ... : Lion's Spire
A long line of nearly perfect crystal pinching and bolt clipping. High step and reach for super good holds. Stalk down and crush tiny crystals before gaining some good rests. Climbers may have to follow paths of good holds to the left and right of the bolt line but the overall climbing does not wander too much. Probably one of the most perfect face climbs in the entire park. Get on it and let us hear you roar!...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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