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Chantilly Lace S 
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Thin Fin Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,586'
Location: 43.84379, -103.54321 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Doug Lintz on Jul 22, 2014
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Brenda styling at the anchors for Chantilly Lace.


This section of Moonlight Ridge lies between The Galaxy and The Point/Beside the Point formations. The well named Thin Fin is the first formation encountered when approaching from downhill. A dead tree rest between Thin Fin.

Getting There 

From the Northwest end of the Needle's Eye parking lot, follow the climber's trail uphill for approximately 10 minutes. Continue past the first large formation (The Galaxy) for roughly 25 yards.

Climbing Season

For the Moonlight Ridge area.

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Thin Fin

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Thin Fin:
Chantilly Lace   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Thin Fin
Rock Climbing Photo: At the base of Chantilly Lace, which follows three...

Chantilly Lace 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  South Dakota : Custer State Park : ... : Thin Fin
On the west face, climb the left arete. Easy, but run-out climbing. A little heady getting to the last bolt. Crux is between the last bolt and anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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