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A beautiful. large yellow buttress on top of red shade
About 125 feet left of the First Wall (at the top of the access trail)
5 Total Routes
Browse More Classics in The Prow
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Prow:
The Sundance 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Bald/Shaved 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 90'
Albert's Arete 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Pete's Wicked Route 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 90'
Sammy Sosa 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 90'
Featured Route For The Prow
Pete's Wicked Route 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : The Prow
Pete deLannoy, the father of Spearfish Canyon climbing, walked up this route after Mike McNeil equipped it, declared it to be 5.11c without breaking a sweat or even chalking his fingertips, and the rest of us mortal plebeians have been trying to follow in his god-like footsteps ever since. I remember being a below average student in Pete's Black Hills State University chemistry class. I used to daydream about how cool it would be to be him. In addition to being a genius and climber to envy he wa...[more] Browse More Classics in SD