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Description 

Goldline is the last spire in the ridge that runs downhill from the hitching post. There are some great routes on the spire including Goldline and Whiteline both well protected 5.8 climbs. The rock is nice and clean with a great view from the top.

Getting There 

You can approach it two ways.1) Hop the guardrail and head downhill. Follow the line of spires on your left. When you reach the last spire and can turn left towards the sore thumb (don't turn left) you are there. (You can also get there by walking around the Bell tower and heading across the gully)

2) You can aproach as you would the fan by walking through the notch near the tunnel entrance (follow the tourists). Head down the hill, turn right before you get to the sore thumb. Continue to the ridge to the west. When you turn the corner you should be able to barely see the parking lot above you.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.6 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Goldline:
Goldline   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For Goldline

Unemployment Line 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  SD : Custer State Park : ... : Goldline
A super fun mixed route to the immediate left of Goldline (Stisser, D. & Mayer, C.)The current state of Mountain Project confuses this line with another bolted line located to the climbers' right of the route known as Goldline. I believe Whiteline is totally bolted. Unemployment line is nice because it has more gear placements than most of the other routes on the Goldline formation.The Unemployment Line may not be all that fun to sit in, but it is a hella fun climb if you are looking for a route...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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