Taylor Lais treading lightly
The eastern most high point of the Spires. Access the very narrow 8/9 gully from either the N or S. First climbed by the Conns on Oct 2nd, 1949, via the N side. Few ever venture out to this far end of the Spires.
Locate the 8/9 gully from either side.
Climbing Season For the Cathedral Spires area.
Weather station 4.9 miles from here
1 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Spire Nine
Green Turtles 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c South Dakota
: Custer State Park
: ... : Spire Nine
A nice exposed and aesthetic line that climbs up a fallen spire leaning against Spire Nine! Most of the route is low angle and fairly easy until the tip of the fallen spire is reached. Pull the crux on steeper and lesser quality rock right below the summit. There are several button heads throughout the route but bring a light rack to supplement....[more] Browse More Classics in South Dakota