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Routes in Sharks Fin

Captain Hook T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Shark Attack S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Shark Bait S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Shark's Breath S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Spice Route T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Trad, 90 ft
FA: Solon/Solon
Page Views: 312 total, 12/month
Shared By: the museum on Sep 9, 2015
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty

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Description

Start in alcove below an OW on the SW side of Sharks Fin. Climb the OW to a sloping area thru a large chimney structure below the brief hand crack. Stem/jam/grab and grab for jugs at the crack. Squeeze to the top of a small tower on the left. Make a brief face move to the tower top. Belay on the opposite side at Captain Hook.

Location

From the sign in across from Boxcars on Sharkstooth, head like you are going to Sharksbreath/Sharkbait. Instead of heading down the narrow gully, go left on a ledge between two small towers and when the ledge turns right just below Captain Hook, stop, and look up. The alcove is right in front of you, just past a pine tree. If you pass Captain Hook, you went too far.

Protection

#3-5 Camalots, a couple .4-.5 Camalots, #5-7 Tricams work especially an orange at the top of the splitter crack, a few stoppers and a few runners for flakes and the column top, and a wire for the very top move. No bolts, except at the anchor.

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the museum
Rapid City, SD
 
the museum   Rapid City, SD
 
After some ascents it seems like there are some crystals are missing. the museum May 5, 2016
the museum
Rapid City, SD
 
the museum   Rapid City, SD