Elevation: 7,003 ft
GPS: 42.74, -108.819 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Nathan D Johnson on Aug 14, 2016 · Updates
Admins: Mike Snyder, Taylor Spiegelberg, Jake Dickerson

Description

Shady Side is on located on the south side of Sinks Canyon. As the name implies, this crag sees mostly shade all day long. It's a nice place for moderates in the summer. There's harder stuff too.

There are 4 main crags at Shady Side: The School, Porter's Prow, and Heavy Metal Rock Band, Aspen Grade.

The School is the easiest area and sees heavy traffic and is a great place to set up top ropes for kids.

Porter's Prow has a few 11's.

Heavy Metal Rock Band has a range of climb from 10's to 12's.

Aspen Grade the big wall long climbs

Getting There

Park at the Popo Agie campground. Take the swinging bridge across the river. After the bridge, take the trail straight ahead. Hike up the nature trail. At the next trail intersection, split left or right depending on which crag you wish to visit.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Shady Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 17
Promenaide
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 15
A Smile Through a Veil
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 22
Sorting Hat Right
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 20
Banish Misfortune
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 39
Surround Sound
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 16
Recess Time
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Requiem for a Nun
Sport 2 pitches
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 6
Ice Cream
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 27
Spinal Tap
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 20
Vertical Smile AKA The Grand Adv…
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 16
Goodnight Gorilla
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 11
The Amp that Goes to 11
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 7
Animal Sounds
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 7
Hot for Teacher
Sport 2 pitches
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 10
Goodnight Moon
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Promenaide Heavy Metal Rock Band
 17
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
A Smile Through a Veil Heavy Metal Rock Band
 15
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Sorting Hat Right School
 22
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Banish Misfortune School
 20
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Surround Sound Heavy Metal Rock Band
 39
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Recess Time School
 16
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Requiem for a Nun Aspen Grade Wall
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport 2 pitches
Ice Cream School
 6
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Spinal Tap Heavy Metal Rock Band
 27
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Vertical Smile AKA The Gran… School
 20
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Goodnight Gorilla Heavy Metal Rock Band
 16
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Amp that Goes to 11 Heavy Metal Rock Band
 11
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Animal Sounds Heavy Metal Rock Band
 7
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Hot for Teacher School
 7
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport 2 pitches
Goodnight Moon Heavy Metal Rock Band
 10
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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