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Land of the Shorties

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A black face just under vertical with a bunch of moderate to easy climbs.

Getting There 

Once you get to the first wall head left for about 5 minutes. Just past a leaning pillar with a route on the end of pillar and another route in between the pillar, these being the first routes on the wall.

Climbing Season

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Land of the Shorties:
Sylvester Sidewalk   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 60'   
1-8-7   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Monster Baiter   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 60'   
Sleeping Giant   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 60'   
Hopeful Monsters   5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c     Sport, 30'   
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Christian Baird on Mechanical Animals, 5.12c

Mechanical Animals 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : Land of the Shorties
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Hopeful Monsters, 5.13c <br />Land of the Shorties. <br />Sunshine Wall, Spearfish Canyon.
Hopeful Monsters, 5.13c
Land of the Shorties.
Land of the Shorties boasts one of the best five-fun walls in the entire Black Hills.
Land of the Shorties boasts one of the best five-f...
Mechanical Animals, 5.12c
Mechanical Animals, 5.12c
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The yellow rope is on Hopeful Monsters, 5.13c <br /> <br />The green rope is on Mechanical Animals, 5.12c <br /> <br />The red rope is on Sleeping Giant, 5.11b <br /> <br />All climbs to strive for and aspire to at the Land of the Shorties, Sunshine Wall, Spearfish Canyon, South Dakota.
The yellow rope is on Hopeful Monsters, 5.13c

The green rope is on Mechanical Animals, 5.12c.  <br /> <br />The red rope through the draws is on Sleeping Giant, 5.11b.  <br /> <br />The portion of the red rope draping over the edge of Sleeping Giant lines up perfectly with the best line to take if you want to send the short climb in the background which is known as Jawbone, a fine 5.10c.
The green rope is on Mechanical Animals, 5.12c.

The of the leftmost routes at the Land of the Shorties. Monster Baiter, 5.10b black streak to the left of the wide crack. Shoot the Moon, 5.12c and Hopefull Monsters, 5.13c to the right of the crack.
The of the leftmost routes at the Land of the Shor...
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