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Horsethief Spire 
Playground, The 
Primal Wall Area 
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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Centennial Trail Elk Creek TH to Alkali TH
A singletrack adventure on the Centennial Trail #89. Near Sturgis, South Dakota
Centennial Trail-Bulldog Climb
An out-and-back located just off I-90 exit 34. Perfect for the "just passing through" rider. Near Sturgis, South Dakota
Bone Collector
Bone Collector is a very fitting name for this fun downhill trail with features for all levels. Near Rapid City, South Dakota
Bone Up
Singletrack composed of packed grass and dirt on the way to Bone Collector Near Colonial Pine Hills, South Dakota
Victoria Creek Trail
A scenic ride next to Victoria Creek. Near Rapid City, South Dakota
Victoria's Secret C-Cup
Scenic singletrack through pine forest and along the rim of limestone cliffs. Near Colonial Pine Hills, South Dakota
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Horsethief Lake Area Rock Climbing 

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39 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Horsethief Lake Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Horsethief Lake Area:
American Life   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 155'   Primal Wall Area
Stiff Richard   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 75'   The Chessmen : Limp Richard
Spanky's Delight   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 95'   Horsethief Spire : Horsethief Spire West Face
Stairway to Heaven   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 95'   Horsethief Spire : Horsethief Spire West Face
Remnants of a Fine Woman   5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b     Sport, 70'   Hidden Acres : Streaked Wall
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Stiff Richard 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  SD : Horsethief Lake Area : ... : Limp Richard
Awesome varying finger crack up the center of the face. Crux is obvious and somewhat long. The rest of the route still fun and challenging. Somewhat runout easy face to end it....[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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