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Elevation: 5,880 ft 1,792 m
GPS: 44.28844, -103.89758
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Shared By: jamison coin on Apr 15, 2012 · Updates
Admins: Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mikel Madsen, Mark Rafferty

Description Suggest change

Danks has morning sun , afternoon shade and a 5 minute hike. The area is home to about 50 routes with grades between 5.9- to 5.13+ with more going in. The routes here are pretty long and pumpy on very featured limestone.

Getting There Suggest change

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. Parking lot is found just a bit north of Home Post 21498 when traveling on Highway 85.

51 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Danks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 50
The Roach
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 44
If We All Had a Bong Weed All Ge…
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 7
The Blunt Arete
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 60
Mary Jane
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 30
Blowin' Kisses At Disinterested…
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 14
Stakes Are High And So Am I
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 6
Blueberry Train Wreck
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 16
Party In My Pants
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 19
Hippie Grenade
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 9
The Puke Stain
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 26
Laughing Grass
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 7
Smearnoff
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 8
Too Drunk To Huck
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 9
[Redacted]
Sport
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
 4
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Roach Upper Danks
 50
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
If We All Had a Bong Weed A… Lower Danks
 44
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
The Blunt Arete Lower Danks
 7
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Mary Jane Upper Danks
 60
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Blowin' Kisses At Disintere… Blowin' Kisses Wall
 30
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Stakes Are High And So Am I Lower Danks
 14
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Blueberry Train Wreck Upper Danks
 6
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Party In My Pants Party Wall
 16
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Hippie Grenade Upper Danks
 19
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Puke Stain Hangover Wall
 9
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Laughing Grass Upper Danks
 26
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Smearnoff Booze Wall
 7
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Too Drunk To Huck Party Wall
 8
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
[Redacted] Blowin' Kisses Wall
 9
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Pabst Blue Ribbon Booze Wall
 4
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport
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