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Yellow Devil Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.85803, -103.515 View Map  Incorrect?
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The steep East face of Yellow Devil.

Description 

Yellow Devil is a cool, little spire first ascended by the Conns in 1959. The spire has two horn-like summits and a yellow South face.

Getting There 

Just North of the Torch, 30 yards North of Portal Peak.

Climbing Season

For the The Needles Of Rushmore area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Yellow Devil
Rock Climbing Photo: Idle Hands is the Devil's favorite route.

Idle Hands 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Yellow Devil
A stunner of a line that, surprisingly, went all on gear! Scramble up to a ledge to belay from. Step left off ledge to start in first crack, then follow weaknesses from there. Crux comes near the end as the crack pinches, but don't fret, decent holds and gear keep appearing. Bottom half is a little dirty with lichen while the top is clean. Takes nuts really well....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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