BETA PHOTO: Looking north to the meadow with Grace Note, Sharp...
Sunny west face. More than average tourist/gawker travel than most areas in the Spires due to it being right next to the main Cathedral Spires trail. Sharp is directly north of Grace Note Spire and the second summit on the formation west(downhill) of Khayyam Spire.
Park in the Cathedral Spires parking lot and take the main trail to the Spires. When you see the sheer yellow wall of Khayyam Spire use the above description to locate the rock.
Climbing Season For the Cathedral Spires area.
Weather station 5.1 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Sharp 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b SD
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Very fun route, starts in standard Conn Chimney with a nice Arete middle section and an airy face climb ending. Start on the east side of the formation about 30 feet north and around the corner of the obvious chimney on Grace Note Spire. Climb to the saddle between the two summits and go up the easy arete placing protection mainly for the safety of the second. When you get to the steep section move left from a great little ledge with some airy moves to the west face of the rock. Th...[more] Browse More Classics in SD
Sharp as seen from the southeast meadow, with the ...