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Truman Tower

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Buck Stops Here (AKA "The Truman Motto"), The T,S 
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Truman Tower Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Andy Busse on Nov 11, 2007
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This is the major formation protruding from the base of Emancipation, looker's left of White House Wall.

Getting There 

Park at Emancipation/Inner Marker Pull-off.
Follow the trail that divides Marker and Emancipation ascending to the right to gain Emancipation. Truman Tower is located at the very base of Emancipation next to White House Wall.

Climbing Season

For the Emancipation 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',1]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Robby on the truman crack

The Truman Crack 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Truman Tower
The climb can be done in 1 or 2 pitches, as desired (total length 180').Pitch 1:Face climb up past a bolt to gain the crack system. Follow this crack up to major ledge for a natural belay. The route joins The Truman Motto here. Pitch 2:From the belay ledge follow the vertical crack up and right past the bulge through a series of parallel vertical cracks to gain a weakness below the headwall, follow this weakness and crack system up and left to a set of anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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