BETA PHOTO: The approach to "Pointy Little Devil", &...
secluded area with short but steep scramble approach.
Left from Sign-in, take first right at "sidewalk ledge" and scramble up. When you reach the major cleft in the rock, a right takes you to Harlem and pointy devil, up and over takes you to CIC, and up and left will take you to the shakers.
Weather station 0.7 miles from here
7 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Shakers
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Shakers:
Skid Marks 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Featured Route For Shakers
Pointy Little Devil 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c South Dakota
: The Needles Of Rushmore
: ... : Shakers
From the climbers check in, head left down the trail. After going about 40 feet, turn right and then scramble up some boulders. After going up the boulders for about 20 feet the route will be about 15 feet on your right. Protection: 11 quickdraws plus an additional two for the anchors. A total of 13 draws total.Begin by climbing up the north ramp to a bolt. Fun delicate climbing on the face and arete with well placed bolts. Excellent summit!...[more] Browse More Classics in South Dakota