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North needle Rock Climbing 

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Location: 43.88161, -103.50164 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: B.Lugg on Aug 29, 2016
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A nice spire in the chessmen, on the east side of the guilt's edge spire.

Getting There 

hike up as high as you can in the chessmen

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

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Quicker than the eye 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : North needle
Start on the boulder between guilts edge spire and north needle and traverse up and right to a small notch. Continue up left on the eyelid and into a crack. When the crack turns left, make some exposed moves out to the right (crux) into a small seem where you might be able to get some small gear, otherwise it's runout up the arête to the top. you can build a small gear anchor or sling the summit....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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