Very shady all through out the year. Hence the name "Shadowlands". This area makes for ideal climbing conditions through out the summer months but climbs great all year. Make sure to bring your warm clothes for fall, spring and winter. The sun almost never hits the rock.
From the Cheyenne Crossing drive about 4 miles past the Sunshine climbing spot to a dirt pull off on the left side of the road. You'll know you are there if there is a 2 foot wide wood bridge crossing the creek. Cross here and follow the trail up. Trail is clearly marked.
Weather station 6.0 miles from here
56 Total Routes
['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',33],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
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Nightmare on Addie Street 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a SD
: Spearfish Canyon
: ... : Seepy Creepy Wall
Named after Carl's nightmare with road construction in front his house (Really? A whole YEAR to pave a freaking road?) this epic, little nightmare has a hard, bouldery start and a few dozen feet of SWEET moves that abruptly end at a roof pull from hell.The nightmare begins with big, yet strange holds to a contortionistic foot placement that will set you up for a hellish deadpoint move to a creey crimp that is supposed to be there, but more than likely isn't.Be prepared to take the ride to the tw...[more] Browse More Classics in SD
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