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Magna Carta Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 5,294'
Location: 43.88302, -103.4626 View Map  Incorrect?
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Area Includes both Monster and Marker climbing areas. Both has large variety of climbs. From low angled scrambling to steep crystal pinching, it has it all. No matter the weather expect to get some good quality pitches in.

Getting There 

Follow 244 from Keystone, past the profile parking lot it will be your first pullout on the left hand side. Walk across the road to the kiosk.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

75 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',44],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Magna Carta

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Magna Carta:
Weird Water   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   Marker : Middle Marker Area
Gossamer   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Monster North : Picture Window
Pointy Little Devil   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 115'   Monster North : Shakers
Star Dancer   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 105'   Marker : Middle Marker Area
Make Believe   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport   Marker : Middle Marker Area
Dark Tower   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 80'   Monster North : Shakers
Skywalker   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Marker : Middle Marker Area
Kodah   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 95'   Monster North : Axe Edge
Too Easy for Hard Men   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Monster North : Abominable Snowman
Don't Stahl   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Marker : Middle Marker Area
Moonstone   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport   Marker : Middle Marker Area
Rum and Coke    5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   Marker : Middle Marker Area
Skid Marks   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   Monster North : Shakers
Deja' Vu Prophecy   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 240'   Marker : Middle Marker Area
Alligators All Around   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 160'   Monster South : National Mall Gully
Lightning Never Strikes Twice   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Marker : Inner Marker
Regenerator   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 85'   Marker : Inner Marker
Creature Comforts   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 80'   Monster North : Abominable Snowman
Raisins in the Sun   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 140'   Marker : Middle Marker Area
The Nightman Cometh   5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 200'   Monster North : Shakers
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Featured Route For Magna Carta
Rock Climbing Photo: As you leave the trail by the road to approach Tea...

Side Arm 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Abominable Snowman
Side Arm is across and slightly up the gully from Teachers Pet. It ascends the arete to the left of Crystal Ship. From the base, scramble up the easy gully 20', then move left along a small ledge (continue about 15' past the first bolt on Crystal Ship) to clip the first bolt. Straight up from there . . . enjoy! Note: Clipping the 7th bolt can be strenuous, make it quick!...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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