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Soiled Dove

5.9+, Sport, 35 ft,  Avg: 2.3 from 14 votes
FA: Cindy Tolle
S Dakota > Spearfish Canyon > Skeletal Remains

Description

I had a friend who nicknamed this route "Soiled Shorts" because it became way harder and scarier than it initially looked. Big jugs at the bottom lead to a flake which then leads to a blocky, overhanging face that can leave the first time leader with a definate WTF moment. Do this climb ten times a day for an entire summer and it will get you trained for more serious upper canyon roof pulls.

Location

This route is in the Spearfish Canyon Limestone guidebook and is located right in between Son of a Thousand Fathers and Cokes and Crowbars.

Protection

3 quickdraws and closed shut anchors.

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Another fun climb at skeletal
[Hide Photo] Another fun climb at skeletal
Fairly new anchors on a majority of climbs on this wall.  Thais is what you can expect to see on most of the climbs here.
[Hide Photo] Fairly new anchors on a majority of climbs on this wall. Thais is what you can expect to see on most of the climbs here.
looking down from the anchors on soiled dove.
[Hide Photo] looking down from the anchors on soiled dove.