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Aggressive Tendoncies T 
Conn Route T 
Cowboy Jazz S 
High Resolution T 
Just Another Pretty Face S 
Just Get in the Swing T 
Modeling in the Nude S 
Over Exposure S 
Pratt's Crack T 
Three Strikes Your Out T 
Under Exposure T 
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Photographer's Peak Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.84286, -103.55846 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Housiaux, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Peter Gram on Jul 26, 2002
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Description 

This is the largest rock in the Photographer's Peak area. Many good routes are available. Most climbs on this are bolted, although some gear routes can be found. At least 15 routes climb Photographer's Peak.

Getting There 

Drive to the Photographer's Peak parking area described under the area directions. Photographer's Peak is the large rock closest to the parking. Routes run all around the rock, so approaches vary by route. At any rate, this is another classic one minute Needles approach.

Climbing Season

For the Photographers' Peak Area area.

Weather station 6.4 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',5],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',3],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Photographer's Peak

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Photographer's Peak:
Over Exposure   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Just Another Pretty Face   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 60'   
Cowboy Jazz   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Modeling in the Nude   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Photographer's Peak
Rock Climbing Photo: Maurie Waugh moves through what I recall is the cr...

Aggressive Tendoncies 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a  South Dakota : Custer State Park : ... : Photographer's Peak
Pitch 1) Ten bolts lead to a two bolt belay on a ledge. A tricam or 3/4 TCU and small brass nuts might be helpful between bolts 9 and 10.Pitch 2) Climb face above belay to a bolt, move right to large hold and seams where brassies might be helpful even though I didn't use any.Higher up wired nuts can be used in a horizontal. One more bolts protects easier moves to the top. Small brass and regular wired nuts as well as a .5 tricam or equivalent cam and many quickdraws are the gear you need....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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