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The Big Whigs Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 5,079'
Location: 43.82751, -103.46739 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Mike Madsen on May 7, 2016
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The massive black Boulder you pass when heading up the emancipation boulders. It lies a couple feet south of the oracle Boulder.

Getting There 

Park and follow the trail south along the highway for about 5 min.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.0 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Start on the awesome incut jug holds. Move up making a big move to he next set of horizontal seams which are also jigs due to the "lip" on both seams. FromHere match hands and then adjust. Throw your left hand up to the obvious white crystal sloper blob not as good as it looks and can be tricky. If you manage to hit it good move your right foot into the seam and lock the heel/toe. Now comes the exciting crux. Slowly lift up and hit a nice small crimp right at the lip or to the right of the white...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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