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Shadowlands Rock Climbing 


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Location: 44.26831, -103.91108 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Greg Parker on Sep 23, 2011
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Description 

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.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.0 miles from here

92 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',16],['3 Stars',61],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',6],['5.10',14],['5.11',30],['5.12',24],['5.13',5],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',5],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Shadowlands

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Shadowlands:
Cold Turkey   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Delicacy Wall Bouldering : Keep'em Cold Boulder
Supercalifragilisticexpailidocious!   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 60'   Wall of Wow
Pickup Sex   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 69'   The Green Mile
Cowabunga!   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 55'   Wall of Wow
Badgering the Witness a.k.a. "The Drilled Sergeant"   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 69'   The Court House Wall
Cyclops   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   Fabled Creatures Wall
Speedstick   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 65'   Wall of Wow
Slim Shady Pillar (Original Route)   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 90'   Slim Shady Wall
Jury Tampering aka "The Jury Box"   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 60'   The Court House Wall
Tug Life   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 90'   Slim Shady Wall
The Juvenile    5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   The Court House Wall
Executioner    5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 60'   The Court House Wall
Absence of Faith.   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 65'   The Court House Wall
Legal Eagle   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 80'   The Court House Wall
Who Let Tha Dawgs Out?   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 70'   Slim Shady Wall
Whopgnar   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 70'   The Court House Wall
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Rock Climbing Photo: Rollin' up an arete, feeling pumped, hoping ya don...

Gin and Juiced 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : Slim Shady Wall
With so many holds on the Slim Shady this route gets hard cuz each jug is just of reach.But some how, some way, ya keep getting jugs up all the way.The crux is the pump for what seems to be hundreds and hundreds of jugs, pockets and funky ass ledges. It's a pumpy party that don't get over until six in the morning. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

Photos of Shadowlands Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Somewhere at the Shadowlands.
Somewhere at the Shadowlands.
Rock Climbing Photo: moss toss i think
moss toss i think
Rock Climbing Photo: The bridge at the start of the trail to Shadowland...
The bridge at the start of the trail to Shadowland...
Rock Climbing Photo: Our friend, Mallard, hanging out by the bridge tha...
Our friend, Mallard, hanging out by the bridge tha...
Rock Climbing Photo: This route is in the New Spearfish Canyon guideboo...
This route is in the New Spearfish Canyon guideboo...
Rock Climbing Photo: (Sha)* (doh)* (laands). An early morning shesh of ...
(Sha)* (doh)* (laands). An early morning shesh of ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Chrish hirsh Fa picture
Chrish hirsh Fa picture
Rock Climbing Photo: Buy the new Spearfish Guidebook by mike cronin and...
Buy the new Spearfish Guidebook by mike cronin and...
Rock Climbing Photo: The first route you will see in The Shadowlands ar...
The first route you will see in The Shadowlands ar...
Rock Climbing Photo: Good times!!!!
Good times!!!!

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