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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.
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
29 Total Routes
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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'
Twist One Up 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
The Roach 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 60'
Transversetite 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 69'
Patina Aguilera 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 40'
Freakin' High 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 90'
Mary Jane 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 80'
Hippie Grenade 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 60'
Laughing Grass 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport, 60'
Featured Route For The Danks
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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