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Cool Whip

5.10a, Sport, 70 ft,  Avg: 2.4 from 9 votes
FA: BBQ
S Dakota > Spearfish Canyon > Ice Box

Description

A sweet climb that starts smack dab in the middle of the flake. Has an easier start than Frosted Flake to its left. Pull through nearly perfect pockets and gain a slab with small holds. Stand up at the bottom of a vanilla-flavored streak and make huge reaches for far out pockets. When the climbing suddenly becomes steep, get ready to set yourself up for the wicked-whip move at the confidence crushing crux. Heel-hook and huck for jugs on the left and gain a bunch of altitude that ends with a nice rest on the top of the flake. The remainder of the climbing to the anchors involves navigating a slightly-challenging section of sweet, tasty slab.

Location

Right-most climb in the Two Kings Area on the left side of The Ice Box. Middle of the huge, detached flake.

Note: This climb maybe wet, drenched and difficult to get done in the spring, winter, fall and even summer time if it has recently rained or if there is snow above it.

Protection

Bring a sweet tooth and a dozen draws. Stick clipping the first bolt is highly recommended!