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The Duchess Boulder ( R)

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The Duchess Boulder ( R) Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.8911, -103.4565 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 Oct 21, 2015
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Description 

The Duchess Boulder is a great boulder up hill slightly from the valley floor. It offers 2 problems one being a warm up crack feature route and the other is the namesake problem.

Getting There 

Hike slightly pass Wayward you will see some smaller blocks on a hillside to your right. Hike up this hill and to the left at the top. This boulder is hidden by the formations on the upper section of the hill.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Baldy / "old baldy" area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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


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The Duchess V6+ 7A  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : The Duchess Boulder ( R)
Good arête style problem similar to the Prow at baldy just shorter and easier. This problem would be classic if it had one more move on it. Start with your left hand in the pocket feature and your right on the sloper. Move up how ever you can and get the good but sharp crimp side pull. From here move right foot into pocket and get the big crystal dish up top....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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