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The Christmas Ornament

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The Christmas Ornament Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.88912, -103.47598 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Housiaux, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: ShanJ2me on Apr 6, 2014
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Description 

Strapped for time but want to get a couple of climbs in after work or to just cap off your climbing day this is the place.
3 distinctly different routes from 5.7 to solid 5.11.
And only a 2 minute approach.

Getting There 

Park at the Breezy Point Picnic Area. Head west from the rest rooms passing the last picnic table in the south west corner of the park you will arrive at the rock formation in approximately 2 minutes.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Rushmore National Memorial area.

Weather station 1.4 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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