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Sharkstooth is the small friendly spire directly in front of you as you walk into the South Seas area. It is dwarfed by Shipyard Rock and the Hornet's Nest behind it, but it has a classic fun beginner route that is many people's first climb.

Getting There 

From the parking lot, walk up the approach trail. If you didn't quit walking, you would walk straight into the opening jugs.

Climbing Season

For the South Seas area.

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

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Classic Climbing Routes in Sharkstooth

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sharkstooth:
Boxcars and Airplanes   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Boxcars and Airplanes 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Sharkstooth
This is a great little sport route to a neat summit. A very good climb to teach people on - its nice to be on a summit rather than lowering off chains on a cliff.Climb up jugs and a steep crack. When that peters out, step right and climb the right arete of the spire to the top.This used to have two bolts and possibilities for stopper placements down low(though it was casual to lead just with the two bolts). Several new bolts have appeared, with the lowest one being pointless - it can be clipp...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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