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These pinnacles are called the Colored Mounds. The clouds in the background got very large and very close but ultimately passed by.

Badlands National Park, SD-- July 2003


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BobSmithGorgeous.

BobSmith

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Can you climb those? Or is it too chalky?
Posted Mar 6, 2012 9:34 pm

Bob SihlerRe: Gorgeous.

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They're really narrow and unstable to boot. The park allows climbing, but it would be pretty sketchy doing anything beyond Class 3 out there. Even Class 3 gets hairy.
Posted Mar 9, 2012 2:44 pm

BobSmithRe: Gorgeous.

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Yeah, I wouldn't want to do it. Just curious about it. Hell...just climbing The Chimney Tops in the Smokies gives me the willies.
Posted Mar 10, 2012 8:16 pm

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Bob SihlerSubmitted by Bob Sihler
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