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Granite formation to the North of Hornet's Nest on the Honeycomb Wall side. Contains two routes on the Western side. They are shorter routes (Dykes Next Door (5.11a) and Critical View (5.8)), and both a lot of fun. Try'em!
From South Seas sign-in, walk left up trail for a little over fifty meters (150 feet). Critical View is on the right. To the left of Mr. Critical, Lonesome Cowboy, and Second Hand Rose. To the right of Ladies in Love and Boylesque.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Critical View:
Critical View 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Dykes Next Door 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
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Critical View 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Critical View
This is a frustrating 5.8, and that is because the first 8 feet are balancy 5.10! An excellent route to sandbag beginner climbers on, which I found out on my first day of climbing as I never really got off the ground.This is the bolt line closest to Hornets Nest on Critical View. Stand up on a large blocky foothold, which is much harder and more delicate than it looks. A few more thin moves get you to the second bolt, and then cruiser 5.8 to the top....[more] Browse More Classics in SD