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Rain Shadow Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Jakob Whittle on Jun 1, 2010
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This is a huge house sized boulder. Very steep on one side, with high balls circling around all of the other sides.

Getting There 

From the parking area, walk as if you are going to Turtle Dome, now instead of going left over to Turtle Dome, go down the hill and slightly to the right. You will pass the "Knife In A Gunfight" boulder, and continue downhill. You will see the huge boulder in front of you.

Climbing Season

For the The Needles Of Rushmore area.

Weather station 1.2 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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By Brent Kertzman
From: Black Hills, SD
Jun 1, 2010
This is "Rain Shadow Rock". I've always wondered about the wall you are developing.

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