Training for Ridgefest 2011. From left to right; C...
The majority of climbs here are either sport or mixed climbs (i.e bring your nuts and cams). Climbs are short, close together, on good quality rock with closely spaced bolts.
This is the southern most rock formation in Moonlight Ridge and is the second formation one comes to from the trail on the north-east corner of needle's eye parking lot.
Weather station 6.6 miles from here
16 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Galaxy
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Galaxy:
Meteor 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Darth Vader 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
PG13 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Minuteman 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Saturn 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Pluto 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, 40'
Jupiter 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Icarus 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 50'
Lunatic 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 60'
Featured Route For The Galaxy
Lunatic 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b SD
: Custer State Park
: ... : The Galaxy
A very sustained and slightly overhanging route up an arete. Like other routes in this area, the holds look huge from the ground and some of them are. However, once on the climb you will find that many "jugs" are actually medium-sized crimpers....[more] Browse More Classics in SD