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Who Let Tha Dawgs Out? S 

Slim Shady Wall Rock Climbing 

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White boys can't jump...but they can sure rap! (Rap bolt that is!) 

Deep within the bowels of the northen slopes between the Darkside and the Shadowlands lies Spearfish Canyon's only triple platinum selling area.

And if triple platinum means that only three people go there during any given year, then this place is gold, baby! This might soon change due to an explosion of new development that took place in the winters of 2012 and 2013. For years and years The Slim Shady Pillar stood alone. But now a second and third wave of development has created a plethora of new climbs ranging from fun moderates to uber-challenging 5.13 test pieces.

The hellacious hike is worth it. This area boasts long climbs with stout technique and powerful moves.

Getting There 

You can access this stellar climbing area from either the Shadowlands or The Darkside. Either way, be prepared to hike. If you hiked up the trail that leads to The Dark Side, turn right and start treking. If you hiked up The Shadowlands trail, turn left and proceed to put one foot in front of the other. You'll know you have arrived at the Slim Shady Area when you come across a very tall pillar, completely detached from the main wall, that appears like the hull of an ocean liner when viewed from the trail.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.7 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Slim Shady Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Slim Shady Wall:
Slim Shady Pillar (Original Route)   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 90'   
Tug Life   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 90'   
Who Let Tha Dawgs Out?   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 70'   
Crimpin' Ain't Easy!   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 47'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Get ready for some "Extended Play"

Marshall Mantels a.k.a. "Extended Play" 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : Slim Shady Wall
"May I have your attention please?" Right from the starting slab this route will have you on your toes. Fun, technical moves lead to a brawny bulge with biting crimps and dynamic tosses to big holds that might just give you, Moby and all those other wannabes a sever beatdown!And it's still on your butt after that, Homey! This route is more entertaining than watching your mama get tangled up in the cordless phone!After pulling through the bulge, you need to gain an insecure ledge and and one last...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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Rock Climbing Photo: Map of Slim Shady Wall
Map of Slim Shady Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Workin' on da projects!
Workin' on da projects!
Rock Climbing Photo: Joel projects The Slim Shady Pillar.
Joel projects The Slim Shady Pillar.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Dawg Pound contains 3 stout routes ranging fro...
The Dawg Pound contains 3 stout routes ranging fro...
Rock Climbing Photo: Come check out the Dawg Pound!
Come check out the Dawg Pound!
Rock Climbing Photo: The Wiggers' Wall has the perfect duet of long, se...
The Wiggers' Wall has the perfect duet of long, se...
Rock Climbing Photo: 2 routes with an attitude can be found on The Wigg...
2 routes with an attitude can be found on The Wigg...
Rock Climbing Photo: Will the real Slim Shady please stand up?
Will the real Slim Shady please stand up?

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