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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]


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Lioness 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  SD : Custer State Park : ... : Lion's Spire
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