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This is a series of 500' Spires that make up the heart of the Black Hills. The spires were made from an eroded granite pluton. The area is famous with climbers as a destination for dramatic summits with immense views of the surrounding country.

Short Hike: The Spires can be accessed by the Cathedral Spires Trail.

Gem Type: Geologic Feature

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Russell Hobart

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