A view of the Blue Sky and Indecent Exposure Walls...
The climbing here is overhanging and requires a bit of endurance and power. This area also has the hardest route THE STING(5.13c).
To get here drive about 20 miles down the canyon to The lodge and then about another half a mile to a mile and park just past the first bridge where there is a pull out on the right, walk across the road and the trail is there, walk up the hill past several good sized boulders for about 7-8 minutes, Left like half a minute is Lord of the flies wall and right is Gregs Gully, about 20 minutes
Weather station 7.5 miles from here
82 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',23],['3 Stars',41],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Blue Sky
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Blue Sky:
Featured Route For Blue Sky
The Conch 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c SD
: Spearfish Canyon
: ... : Lord Of The Flies Wall
The Conch climbs up the pocketed right side of the Lord of the Flies wall. Great warm-up for the harder routes on this wall. Begin by pulling the small roof right off the ground and then follow big, widely spaced pockets up and left. The crux at mid-height is tricky (think undercling), and the top has claimed more than a few pumped climbers. Enjoy!...[more] Browse More Classics in SD
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By Tane Owens
From: Denver, CO
Apr 30, 2013
First time at Blue Sky this last weekend. I found the routes that I climbed very sustained, which is great. Get up there around noon and you'll have sunshine the rest of the day. It's also a great place if you don't like having to clip a bolt every 5 feet as I found the placements a bit more runout than other areas of the canyon, which is also great.
Can't wait to go back.