Very shady all through out the year. Hence the name "Shadowlands". This area makes for ideal climbing conditions through out the summer months but climbs great all year. Make sure to bring your warm clothes for fall, spring and winter. The sun almost never hits the rock.
From the Cheyenne Crossing drive about 4 miles past the Sunshine climbing spot to a dirt pull off on the left side of the road. You'll know you are there if there is a 2 foot wide wood bridge crossing the creek. Cross here and follow the trail up. Trail is clearly marked.
Weather station 6.0 miles from here
56 Total Routes
['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',33],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
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Legal Eagle 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b SD
: Spearfish Canyon
: ... : The Court House Wall
A long, sick route that will have you fighting for your honor! Get pumped right off the bat with a very difficult pockets to crimps start that leads to ultra-hard undercling pinching. The prosecution will not rest after bolt three, or bolt four...or even bolt five and six as you find yourself trapped in more blank sections with small, sick pockets and other gnarly, tiny holds on viciously overhung stances with barely existing feet. BE PREPARED TO GET CHARGED WITH CONTEMPT OF CRIMP! After you get...[more] Browse More Classics in SD
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