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Woodpecker Protrusion

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Awakening- AKA Woodpecker Protrusion Direct, The T 
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Woodpecker Protrusion Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Mike Housiaux on Jan 28, 2013

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Obvious Protrusion up the hill from parking.

Getting There 

Follow the faint trail through the trees after you park this will bring you to the Protrusion.

Climbing Season

For the The Needles Of Rushmore area.

Weather station 1.2 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

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The Awakening- AKA Woodpecker Protrusion Direct 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Woodpecker Protrusion
This route is Awesome!! The original crack line was good however Luke Ross had an "Awakening " and saw the direct finish- truly making it a Black Hills Classic ! I had pleasure of helping him bolt this amazing line.Two bolts lead to a slightly overhanging hand crack- having 3 #3 cammalots is the ideal rack but you can get by with 2 and double #2's- singles on the rest- slinging your gear is helpful for rope drag. The crack narrows to...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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