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Danks has morning sun , afternoon shade and a 5 minute hike. The area hosts about 20 routes from 5.10a to 5.12c and more routes are still going in. The routes here are pretty long and pumpy on very featured limestone.
Park in pull out between shadowlands and sunshine . Walk back towards sunhine for about 150 yds and head up trail on west side of road
29 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Danks:
Kim Gnardashian 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport, 30'
Twist One Up 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
The Roach 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 60'
Transversetite 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 69'
Patina Aguilera 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 40'
Freakin' High 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 90'
Mary Jane 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 80'
Hippie Grenade 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 60'
Laughing Grass 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport, 60'
Featured Route For The Danks
Blue Sky Blond 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a SD : Spearfish Canyon : The Danks
This route is so freakin' SWEET! A mellow start with big holds leads to small pockets, technical sidepulls and precise foot placements until you arrive at a point where its all one big move after another, after another, after another.OVERHUNG and PUMPY! Starts mellow and then burns you up quickly the higher you get. The most tasty crux takes place over the last two bolts. Lunge and huck for a huge, weird pocket and toss for a super sick crimper set a chronic angle and pray for the strength to fi...[more] Browse More Classics in SD