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Twisted Tree AKA Kenyon's Shoulder T 

Twisted Tree Rock Climbing 

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A nice summit on the same plateau as Limp Richard, Mern, Water Tower, and Liederkranz. One of the more beautiful areas of the Chessmen.

Getting There 

Hike the main Chessmen trail. A ways down the trail, cut right up the hill to the high plateau containing these summits. Look for a HUGE twisted tree in front of the formation.

Climbing Season

For the The Needles Of Rushmore area.

Weather station 2.6 miles from here

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Twisted Tree AKA Kenyon's Shoulder 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a V4 6B A0  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Twisted Tree
This route was first done by Chris Pelczarski and Craig Kenyon using a shoulder stand to bypass the overhanging offwidth start. Jack Torness led the FFA. The start without a shoulder stand goes at about a V4 boulder problem....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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