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Shark's Tail Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Wilson On The Drums on Jun 7, 2012


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This is the formation of rock located directly between All Tuckered Out (Shipyard Rock) and Shark's Tooth. It has one quality route on it.

Getting There 

Park at the entrance for the South Seas. Follow the well defined trail until you reach the sign in register. Then walk a mere 10 ft in keeping slightly left (north). The route is on the west face of the formation, directly between All Tuckered Out and Shark's Tooth.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Shark's Tail

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Shark's Tail:
Rest and Relaxation   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: 3 bolts down load and 3 more going up to the top. ...

Rest and Relaxation 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Shark's Tail
I would first like to thank Andrew Busse and Andrew Burr for the incredible work they put into the new Rushmore guidebook. Without they're time and energy I may have always wondered about this great route. They're efforts will open the horizon for climbers of the Black Hills and everyone so lucky that gets to climb on its unique granite structures.Scramble up the low angle ramp to gain the first bolt, you will then encounter the crux down low. A well protected sequence (going through 2 more bolt...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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