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Loosening the Lid Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Host to a powerful problem on its southern face, this boulder lies downhill (South) from Half Dome (the large, prominent spire to the South of Mt. Baldy), and to the West and uphill from the Hueco Wall, East and slightly uphill from the Lillipad Boulder.

Getting There 

See description for accessing Mt. Baldy, picture, and desciption above to locate this boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Old Baldy Frontside area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Loosening the Lid V5 6C  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Loosening the Lid Boulder
"Loosening the Lid" is a burly sit-start problem on the Southern side of the "Loosening the Lid" Boulder. Start with a right hand on a good ledge, left under the arete and use a heel hook somewhere in there, then move up decent holds and work out to the arete. The landing is excellent, but slightly sloped....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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