The majority of climbs here are either sport or mixed climbs (i.e bring your nuts and cams). Climbs are short, close together, on good quality rock with closely spaced bolts.
This is the southern most rock formation in Moonlight Ridge and is the second formation one comes to from the trail on the north-east corner of needle's eye parking lot.
11 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Galaxy:
Meteor 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Darth Vader 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 30'
Dancing in the Moonlight 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Saturn 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Pluto 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, 40'
Jupiter 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Icarus 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 50'
Lunatic 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 60'
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Lunatic 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b SD : Custer State Park : ... : The Galaxy
A very sustained and slightly overhanging route up an arete. Like other routes in this area, the holds look huge from the ground and some of them are. However, once on the climb you will find that many "jugs" are actually medium-sized crimpers....[more] Browse More Classics in SD
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