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Sea Monster Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,919'
Location: 43.85833, -103.51418 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Chris Hirsch on Sep 28, 2015
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Description 

Believed to be previously unclimbed. Easiest summit route turned out not so easy.

Getting There 

Tall spire just 50 yards E of Yellow Devil.

Climbing Season

For the The Needles Of Rushmore area.

Weather station 3.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Summit register left

Sea Monster 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Sea Monster
1) 5.6 100' Start on the downhill (W) side. Ramble up easy chimney, working towards W rib. Build belay just below tip of leaning block. 2) 5.10+R 80' Sling top of block, find decent RP at about 8' from top of block. Pull difficult moves into flare. Not home free yet, flare is still hard. Continue to summit....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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