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Submitted By: Andy Hansen on Jan 2, 2011
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Tamarind Village is a quiet, shady crag just past The Junkyard at Crazy Horse. There are 3 decent moderate routes and 2 harder routes.

Getting There 

Keep walking past The Junkyard until you stumble upon the sign for Tamarind Village.

Climbing Season

Weather station 13.3 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Tamarind Village:
Areticent    5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 50'   
Chimney Sweep   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Call to Witness   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 50'   
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Classic chimney climb at Tamarind Village

Chimney Sweep 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Asia : Thailand : ... : Tamarind Village
Chimney Sweep climbs inside the obvious chimney at Tamarind Village. Although it's called "Chimney Sweep" the only chimney technique involved is within the first 15 feet to get to the first bolt. The rest is pretty mellow face climbing up to a two-bolt anchor. The crux in my opinion is the start but beyond that... it's a good climb. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Ryan Williams
From: London (sort of)
Jan 3, 2011
Thanks for adding this area Andy. I'm pretty sure I did these routes. Isn't there a 6b+ a little to the right of the Chimney that is also very good?
By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Jan 3, 2011
Yes, there's a 6b+ around the corner from the chimney... climbs a slightly overhanging face with some powerful shouldery moves at the crux. I'll add it.
By Ryan Williams
From: London (sort of)
Jan 5, 2011
Great! Add away... the guidebooks seem to leave Chiang Mai out and most people don't buy Josh's book once they get up there. Thanks!
By Thailand Climbing
Mar 17, 2011
All the sources i have suggest that the 6b+ is called 'Happy Birthday', does anyone know where the name 'Call to Witness' came from. I think I prefer it, so would be happy to go with that.
By Andy Hansen
From: Longmont, Colorado
Sep 2, 2011
The name "Call to Witness" comes from the Subduing Mara or Calling the Earth to Witness pose of Buddha with the left palm facing up and the right palm facing down over the knee. I didn't know the route was already named (wasn't in the guidebook?) so just added it as such. If you want me to change it back I will, otherwise we can keep it as is. Thanks!
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