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West facing - shaded/cool in morning, hot in p.m.
Wasn't ever crowded years ago... but I understand there are quite a few routes now.
These are the drilled/blasted cliffs just north of HUB.
Same quartzite, close to vertical, about 60' high.
The climbing is done on the steep faces, using the (partial)drill holes as side pulls along with small edges. There are no other significant features. Some folks may look upon these cliffs as an abomination and wonder why anyone would ever condescend to climb on them? They sat fallow for years and years... until I finally picked out the best/steepest line and found it to be way fun. The result was "Road Kill"

Getting There 

South along the hiway from Eureka... just about 100-200 m. before (north) of the main HUB area.
The approach - fall out of your vehicle and you are there.

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Weather station 8.2 miles from here

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Road Kill 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Montana : Stone Hill : Rock Cuts
Nice, sustained steep face climb for the first 40'... then pass a small sloping ledge to the top part of the face. I scoped all these cliffs and chose the most direct and challenging line. Everywhere else along this section has a significant ledge (about 12") at 2/3 height (this discontinuity detracts from a sustained climb)Regardless of the ethics and aesthetics of the climb (some folks may whine about it being contrived?)... it's actually quite fun and challenging - in a perverse sense. Much o...[more]   Browse More Classics in Montana

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