Slim Shady Wall Rock Climbing
The blonde side of the Slim Shady Pillar. Shadowl...
White boys can't jump...but they can sure rap! (Rap bolt that is!)
Deep within the bowels of the northen slopes between the Darkside and the Shadowlands lies Spearfish Canyon's only triple platinum selling area.
And if triple platinum means that only three people go there during any given year, then this place is gold, baby! This might soon change due to an explosion of new development that took place in the winters of 2012 and 2013. For years and years The Slim Shady Pillar stood alone. But now a second and third wave of development has created a plethora of new climbs ranging from fun moderates to uber-challenging 5.13 test pieces.
The hellacious hike is worth it. This area boasts long climbs with stout technique and powerful moves.
You can access this stellar climbing area from either the Shadowlands or The Darkside. Either way, be prepared to hike. If you hiked up the trail that leads to The Dark Side, turn right and start treking. If you hiked up The Shadowlands trail, turn left and proceed to put one foot in front of the other. You'll know you have arrived at the Slim Shady Area when you come across a very tall pillar, completely detached from the main wall, that appears like the hull of an ocean liner when viewed from the trail.
Climbing Season For the Shadowlands area.
Weather station 5.7 miles from here
16 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Slim Shady Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Slim Shady Wall:
Tug Life 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 90'
Featured Route For Slim Shady Wall
Tha Shiznit 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a SD
: Spearfish Canyon
: ... : Slim Shady Wall
This is Tha Shiznit!Starts on jugs with stout moves to monos that you actually want to use! Find sidepulls, crimpers, HUGE SAVIOR pockets to more super-positive crimps and majestic monos.EACH MOVE IS SPECTACULAR! Every move is big and leads to sick holds and slammin' sequences. The pump is pure euphoria! YOU WILL FEEL LIKE A ROCK STAR!Hardest crux is at the very end on overhung terrain to jugs that are going to be a heart breaker for those trying to red point. But if you throw your hands in the ...[more] Browse More Classics in SD
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