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.
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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
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Centaur 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : Fabled Creatures Wall
A Centaur is a mythical creature that has the torso and head of a man attached to the body of a horse, while a Minotaur is a mythical creature that has the head of a bull stuck on the torso and lower body of a man.If you've ever wondered if it would be better to be a Centaur or a Minotaur, the answer is simple, how often have you heard the expression, "hung like a bull"?NEVER? Get on this climb! A strange start on black rock leads to a ledge that leads to a finger-cracking layback that involves ...[more] Browse More Classics in SD
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