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Routes in Botany Bay a.k.a "The Stadium"

All Strikes. No Balls. S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Around The Horn S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Babe Ruthless S 5.14b 8c 33 X+ 33 E9 7b
Chin Music S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Crank Aaron S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Cy Hung S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Grand Jam S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Jose Conflako S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Mayday Malone S 5.14- 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
Mickey Mantle S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Pete Throws S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Pinch Hitter S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Reggie Crackson S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Ryne Sandbag S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Slider S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Tug Madraw S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
Elevation: 4,017 ft
GPS: 44.447, -103.872 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: BBQ on Nov 6, 2011
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty
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Steep limestone!

Some of the sickest climbing in Spearfish Canyon can be found just fifteen minutes outside of town with a hike less than five minutes from the road.

With walls in league with Victoria Canyon, or Rifle Colorado, the massive climbs at The Stadium boast a go big or go home ethic. This is a crag with plenty of gnarly thrills to be had by all who dare to step up to the plate when the ump calls, "Batter Up!"

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Getting There

Roughly 5 miles out of Spearfish heading east on Hwy 14A to a very large pull out on the right hand side of the road. If you are coming from Lead, get on Hwy 14A and travel west to Bridal Veil Falls. Botany Bay is less than a mile past the waterfall's parking lot.

The Stadium is broken up into two sections, The Wall of Fame and The Dugout. The Wall of Fame is the top section of the crag which is filled with long, overhanging routes outfitted completely with fixed draws. Walking downhill on a rocky, not-so-obvious path leads to The Dugout which is the section of the crag that contains a few shorter climbs and the infamous, uber-long route known as Around The Horn.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Botany Bay a.k.a "The Stadium"

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Grand Jam
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Jose Conflako
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Around The Horn
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Pinch Hitter
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
All Strikes. No Balls.
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Pete Throws
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Grand Jam 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Jose Conflako 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Around The Horn 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Pinch Hitter 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
All Strikes. No Balls. 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Pete Throws 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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