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Breaking Point Boulder aka Single Carot 
Ericas Arete 
Muscle Corner  
Plugged Nickel Boulder 
Slot Machine Boulder 
South Central Rocks 
Southern Discomfort Boulder 
Sunshine Boulder 
TIger Lily Boulder, The 
Violin Boulder 

South Central (Main Area) Rock Climbing 

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The highest concentration of boulders lies in this area. Most of the classic routes are clustered together here. Tons of problems and variations can be had.

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For the Rock Maze area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

20 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',1]

Classic Climbing Routes in South Central (Main Area)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South Central (Main Area):
Slot Machine   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   Slot Machine Boulder
Arete of Sunshine   V2- 5+     Boulder, 13'   Sunshine Boulder
Southern Discomfort   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Southern Discomfort Boulder
Breaking Point aka Single Carot   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   Breaking Point Boulder aka ...
Tiger Lilly Face   V3 6A     Boulder   The TIger Lily Boulder
Plugged Nickel   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Plugged Nickel Boulder
Erica's Arete   V6+ 7A     Boulder, 10'   Ericas Arete
Little Monster   V7+ 7A+ X     TR, Boulder, 30'   South Central Rocks
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Plugged Nickel V5 6C  South Dakota : Rapid City Area : ... : Plugged Nickel Boulder
This boulder is low-lying and stands roughly twelve feet tall or less very close to Southern Discomfort, Slot Machine, and Violins. Start in a "cave" with a heel and hand on a bulge, left hand on the face on a sloper. Move with right hand up to pockets on face. V5 finish is up and left on a sloper, V3 finish is to the arete on the right. Very powerful problem and a load of fun.Also, there are variations to this problem which make it harder or easier (like most things in the Rock Maze)....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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