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The Blackjack Pots Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,953'
Location: 43.88463, -103.45199 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Mike Madsen on Feb 15, 2014
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The Black Jack Pot Gully has really good quality Boulders. This area was first found and developed by local Larry Schaffer. He developed many lines but most of his work has been lost. This area would see more traffic if it weren't for the trail leading down and up. It is moderate both ways. Ante Up Sd (V9) is all time Classic and testy crimp problem. Sloped Stylee V3/4, Seal Beach V5, Greg and Dave's Warm crack onto face problem is really good also the face it leads onto is high quality. ( you will know which boulder it is. It's a ways down......) Kurt Smiths Dirt Burglar V3 from Friction Addiction is also down here and is the first block...cliff... You see to your right when entering into the Black Jack pots. chuck Frybergers DVAS highball as hell block is at the very bottom of the Gulley.... MORE TRAVEL would make this a great place.

Getting There 

Head pass Orange Roughy and Head towards Black Roughy heading East. Black Roughy is situated in a small gulley. This is the small gulley that will turn into the Black Jackpot Gulley after about 5 min of hiking down.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Baldy / "old baldy" area.

Weather station 0.1 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Blackjack Pots

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Blackjack Pots:
Ante Up   V8-9 7B+     Boulder, 15'   The Black Jack Pot
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Featured Route For The Blackjack Pots
Rock Climbing Photo: Michael Madsen on Ante-Up

Ante Up V8-9 7B+  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : The Black Jack Pot
This problem is V6/9. It is a V6 if you stand using the "credit card" crimp. The V9 starts low on a crimp with your right and the obvious with your left. Pull up and use your left to work the sloper feature. Right hand bumps up on some small crimps. Move up to the credit card crimp and throw your left to the decent scrubbed hold out left. Mantle using small crystals. Great full value problem. One of the best in the area!...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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