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The Visitor Center Rock Climbing 

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Location: 43.8761, -103.45839 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: AhK on Aug 25, 2015
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First climbing area (west) of the Memorial stoplight. Consists of multiple formations and a couple parking areas (Profile Parking Lot)

HIGHLY SENSITIVE, please proceed respectfully.

Getting There 

Drive past the Mt. Rushmore visitor center and park in the second pullout on the left, where George Washington's profile is visible. From here, most of the routes are a short hike East towards the visitor center.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Rushmore National Memorial area.

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

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The Shredder 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : The Visitor Center
Scramble up to the small cave, place a #4, then pull the bulge to get established in the left-leaning, crystal-filled crack. Follow the crack as it slowly narrows from fists to fingers and peters out just before the top. Physical down low and eases as you get higher. Build an anchor a little ways back from the cliff edge. Walk off....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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