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The Danks

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Beer Goggles S 
Blowin' Kisses At Disinterested Bitches S 
Blue Sky Blond S 
Booze Cruize S 
Freakin' High S 
GoldShlonger S 
Hash It Out S 
Hippie Grenade S 
Jackinated S 
Jessica Crimpson S 
JuggerMeister S 
Kim Gnardashian S 
Laughing Grass S 
Mary Jane S 
My Bitch Makes Pizza S 
Pabst Blue Ribbon S 
Party Foul S 
Party In My Pants S 
Patina Aguilera S 
Puke Stain, The S 
Roach, The S 
Root Beer'd S 
Sausage Party S 
Schmitt's Gay S 
Screaming Barfies S 
Stakes Are High And So Am I S 
Too Drunk To Huck S 
Transversetite S 
Twist One Up S 
Upchuck S 
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The Danks  


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Lee climbing at The Blowin' Kisses Wall. The Danks...

Description 

Danks has morning sun , afternoon shade and a 5 minute hike. The area hosts about 20 routes from 5.10a to 5.12c and more routes are still going in. The routes here are pretty long and pumpy on very featured limestone.

Getting There 

Park in pull out between shadowlands and sunshine . Walk back towards sunhine for about 150 yds and head up trail on west side of road

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.9 miles from here

30 Total Routes

['4 Stars',12],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',9],['5.11',11],['5.12',7],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Danks:
Kim Gnardashian   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 30'   
The Roach   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 60'   
Twist One Up   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Jessica Crimpson   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 45'   
Transversetite   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 69'   
Hash It Out   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 75'   
Patina Aguilera   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 40'   
Freakin' High   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   
Party Foul   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 70'   
Mary Jane   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 80'   
Sausage Party   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 80'   
Booze Cruize   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   
Hippie Grenade   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   
Party In My Pants   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 80'   
Laughing Grass   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   
Too Drunk To Huck   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 80'   
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Featured Route For The Danks
Larson taking  a booze cruz

Booze Cruize 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  SD : Spearfish Canyon : The Danks
This route gets you hammered real quick and keeps you staggering around in what becomes a full keg's worth of climbing in just four bolts.Once you're onboard this route, the pockets start to resemble shots. You'll take down the tequila two-finger and proceede to the three fingers of scotch to insecure feet that lead to a mudslide pocket. Reach hard for the Peppermint Schnapps pinch to a beer bong of a bucket hold that needs to be matched so you can get another Pina Colada crimp-like hold. Now yo...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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Sizzle cleans up The Puke Stain on The Hangover Wall.  <br /> <br />This route is pumpy, powerful and technical all at the same time. Goes at around 5.11c for pure power and technical prowess.
Sizzle cleans up The Puke Stain on The Hangover Wa...
Lee drinks in Smearnoff, a hard 5.12 at The Booze Wall. <br /> <br />The Danks. Spearfish Canyon, South Dakota.
Lee drinks in Smearnoff, a hard 5.12 at The Booze ...
Hungover? This sick 5.11c will help you get your head on straight. <br /> <br />The Hangover Wall. The Danks. <br />Spearfish Canyon, SD.
Hungover? This sick 5.11c will help you get your h...
The Hangover Wall. The Danks.  <br />Spearfish Canyon, SD <br /> <br />Home to two 5.13's and a hard as hell 5.11+.
The Hangover Wall. The Danks. Spearfish Canyon, S...
Jerry commits to Party Foul, a route that might be 5.11a to 5.11c depending on how much you've imbibed. <br /> <br />The business is between the last two bolts, which seem a million miles apart.  <br /> <br />Get ready to take the ride if you phuck up the technical sequence. It's gonna be a long one. <br /> <br />Far left side of The Party Wall, The Danks. Spearfish Canyon, SD.
Jerry commits to Party Foul, a route that might be...
Lee on Pabst Blue Ribbon, 5.13b <br /> <br />Boooze Wall. The Danks.
Lee on Pabst Blue Ribbon, 5.13b Boooze Wall. The ...
Got Beer Goggles? This is a 5.10+ to 5.11+ route that gets better looking the more you drink in. <br /> <br />Far right side of The Party Wall. The Danks. Spearfish Canyon, SD.
Got Beer Goggles? This is a 5.10+ to 5.11+ route t...
A map of The Danks.
A map of The Danks.

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