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Passing The Guard 

PTG Wall Rock Climbing 


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Description 

PTG stands for Passing The Guard which is the namesake problem on the corner. This wall has room for a few more problems. The "Projects" to the left of PTG are tall and complex. This wall is slightly overhanging. With a little cleaning these problems could be some of the hardest in the area. Dan Dewell and Blake Workman both cleaned and worked these but had no luck. In the wetter months a nice pool forms at the base. This can either benefit or make it unclimbable. Summer will be dry for most of the time. Stays shaded.

Getting There 

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Climbing Season

For the Mount Rushmore National Memorial area.

Weather station 1.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Passing The Guard V6 7A  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : PTG Wall
SDS on decent holds. Work up and slightly out towards the arête on crimps and indents. The top of the problem transfers onto the face in the water grooves. Look for Tree right by arête. Do You Have What It Takes?...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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