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Political Gamblers Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.8827, -103.46054 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Housiaux, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: ShanJ2me on Apr 28, 2014
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Description 

Wanted: Awesome Rock Quality, Amazing Views, & Bomber Gear Placements-this is the place!

Getting There 

From the Emancipation parking area follow the trail and carin stones to the NE up the gully that seporates the Magna Carta and Emancipation areas. Towards the end of the gully the trail will head right E up a hill to a cave created by a large chock stone. this is 5 Card Draw. From here follow the bace of the formation SW (right if you are looking at rock) 150' then up a rocky ramp to where the formation forms a very larg left facing dihedral

Climbing Season

For the Emancipation area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Political Gamblers

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Political Gamblers:
Aces High   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
Fleming's Hand   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
Suicide Kings   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
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Featured Route For Political Gamblers
Rock Climbing Photo: Aces High

Aces High 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Political Gamblers
One of my favorite routes in The Hills! A Ballancy face start leads to a small left facing dihedral. Pull a small roof at the top of the dihedral and traverse right about 10 feet (take care-not protectable-but easy) to gain a beautiful splitter finger to hand to large hand crack! Multiple Cruxes just above the first bolt,at roof of dihedral and midway up the crack....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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