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Ant Farm S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Big Dipper, The S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dippin' the Laidler S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Dragonfly S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Flight Stimulator S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Flight of the Bumblebee S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Mojo S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Smells Like Teen Spirit S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Spanish Fly S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Stimulus Package S 5.13c/d 8b 31 X 31 E8 7a
Sting, The S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Virginity Lost S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Reggie Walters & Kyle Thompson, 2007
Page Views: 3,993 total · 45/month
Shared By: R.Walters on Oct 21, 2010
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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The route goes up a huge, detached block of blue/black weathered limestone which leans against the main wall. Smeary opening moves lead to a few bolts of easier climbing followed by a stance before a committing, yet well protected high-step move.
A series of underclings followed by more delicate slab moves leads to anchors at the top of the slab.
This climb features fun moves on brilliant stone that is characteristic of Blue Sky.


Uphill to the left of 'Flight' on the left side of the obvious detached blue/black slab.

Be careful of scree on the top of the block.


8 Bolts, cold shuts


Wilson On The Drums
Woodbury, MN
Wilson On The Drums   Woodbury, MN
delicate and slabby smears. pretty atypical for the spearfish routes. really fun, honest but hard 5.9, and no give aways on this route. get on it! Jul 25, 2013
Climbed it for the umpteenth time the other day in between 5.12 projects and it still sends a chill down my spine! Awesome route! Get on it! Oct 25, 2011
Mike McNeil
Spearfish, South Dakota
Mike McNeil   Spearfish, South Dakota
Good route nice job. Old school. Oct 25, 2010
The best 5.9 in the canyon, great rock, great movement, one of my favorites. Oct 22, 2010

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