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The Prow

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The Prow as seen from a distance.

Description 

A beautiful. large yellow buttress on top of red shade


Getting There 

About 125 feet left of the First Wall (at the top of the access trail)


Climbing Season


5 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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 Prow:
The Sundance    5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Bald/Shaved   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 90'   
Albert's Arete   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Pete's Wicked Route   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 90'   
Sammy Sosa   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 90'   
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Featured Route For The Prow
A very cool route!

The Sundance 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : The Prow
Get ready to feel the burn! An overhung route, named after a ritual meant to make you strong, this route can get sadistic if you don't have Popeye's forearms and the muscle shirt you bought didn't actually come with any real muscles. Located on the right side of The Prow (can be seen from the trail) run up a dirt ramp and park yourself in a Land of the Lost sort of cave. The route has a fun, bouldery start on red rock which turns into a wicked pump-fest when it turns blonde. Struggle your ass up...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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Right side of The Prow. <br />Climber on Sammy Sosa, 5.11c <br />Note the bail beaner on The Sundance, 5.10b. <br /> <br />The Prow, Sunshine Wall. <br /> <br />Spearfish Canyon, South Dakota.
Right side of The Prow.
Climber on Sammy Sosa, 5.1...
Left side of The Prow. <br />Climbers on Bald/Shaved, 5.10c and Albert's Arete, 5.10d. <br /> <br />The Prow, First Wall. <br /> <br />Spearfish Canyon, South Dakota.
Left side of The Prow.
Climbers on Bald/Shaved, 5....
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