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The Point / Beside The Point

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The Point / Beside The Point Rock Climbing 

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The largest formation in the Moonlight Ridge area. The view is nothing short of SPECTACULAR! Bring a rack and lots of draws... this area has it all. Mostly easy to moderate routes. Whatever route you choose, be SURE to summit and check it out!

Getting There 

The Northernmost formation in the Moonlight Ridge area. About a ten minute approach from the Needles Eye parking lot.

Climbing Season

For the Moonlight Ridge area.

Weather station 6.6 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Point / Beside The Point

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Point / Beside The Point:
Gobs of Knobs   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Sport, TR   
Wave Runner   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Use the crimp to the right, Luke.

LightSaber 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  South Dakota : Custer State Park : ... : The Point / Beside The Poin...
To the right and around the bend from Gobs of Knobs awaits the true test of your Jedi skills. LightSaber is the premier gear route in this little corner of the galaxy. And while it is more fun than blowing up the Death Star without using a guidance system, it is not a route for those who think their fear might make them succum to the Dark Side. Starts with an unprotectable boulder problem which puts you up against a crack that is hard to navigate and even harder to read as far as gear placement ...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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