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The Taster's Wall is a delectable little area that features a three course meal of high quality routes that all share the same start on what appears to be a pile of choss.

The inititial, first glance can be decieving. The routes are accessed by walking up a set of stone stairs on the right side of this purple, chossy pile. There is no need to worry, despite the ugly appearance the initial approach is solid and quite safe.

All three routes are accessed by traversing from the right to a bolt high up on the wall. Each climb has you working your way over a killer roof with a series of mondo-deep pockets where you can clip a permanent draw.

Once you've clipped in and feel safe, do the world's hardest pull-up and choose your own adventure. All three routes share the same start which leads to a pleasurable slab. From the slab go left, staight up or to the right to sets of bolts on a tasty headwall. All three routes may have the exact same start but they all have a diffent style and flavor for strong men and women with a well trained palet for awesome climbing.

Getting There 

The Taster's Wall is located in between the Assassin Wall and Yippey-Kiy-Yay. Don't walk past this small, but important area without tasting at least one or two of the delicacies it has to offer.

Climbing Season

For the The Mohican area.

Weather station 7.2 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Tasters Choice 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  South Dakota : Spearfish Canyon : ... : Taster's Wall
Start out right of the bolt line and delicately traverse over to the first bolt, perma at 3rd. Climb over the roof to the slab and hang a right when the routes split. At the roof the climbing gets really good and is on you for a few bolts to a decent rest. It's not over yet one more move follows that could spit you. This is a four star route if it wasn't for the band of choss below the first bolt, but the quality of the top makes up for it. Nice and long! Taste it!...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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