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This area has five routes to date from the main buttress of Flight of the Bumblebee (13a) over to Primate Tools (11a). The two routes on the main buttress are long, awe-inspiring lines with great views of the canyon.
Once at the main trail walk about 3 minutes to the left, passing the obvious Iron Horse wall. Follow a faint trail from the left of the Iron Horse wall that meanders up the hillside to reach the big white and black streaked buttress.
5 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pheromone Wall:
Dragonfly 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Flight of the Bumblebee 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport, 70'
The Sting 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- E7 7a Sport, 70'
Featured Route For Pheromone Wall
Dragonfly 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : Pheromone Wall
The route goes up a huge, detached block of blue/black weathered limestone which leans against the main wall. Smeary opening moves lead to a few bolts of easier climbing followed by a stance before a committing, yet well protected high-step move. A series of underclings followed by more delicate slab moves leads to chains at the top of the slab. This climb features fun moves on brilliant stone that is characteristic of Blue Sky....[more] Browse More Classics in SD