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The Mohican  


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Location: 44.33171, -103.9001 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This area has some of the best climbs in the area, like Yippey-Kay-Yay and never kiss a sleeping wolf

Getting There 

To get here, park in the same place as you would to go to Big Picture Gully(by the Damn), then go across damn and go right down stream. Follow the trail next to the river until you get to a some stacked rocks and there is some yellow tape on a tree(if its still there, havent checked lately)which will be on your left, then follow the trail until you get to thewall and the indian wars wall is right and all others are left starting with Lady in Red wall, which has Yippy-Kay-Yay.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.2 miles from here

80 Total Routes

['4 Stars',21],['3 Stars',39],['2 Stars',19],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',4],['5.9',2],['5.10',11],['5.11',28],['5.12',24],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',5],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',3],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Mohican:
Paha Sapa aka "Chockstoned"   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 60'   Trail of Tears Wall
Yippey-Kay-Yay   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 70'   Lady In Red
Totally Flaked   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   Head Shop Wall
Peace Pipe   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   Trail of Tears Wall
Chiefed   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   Trail of Tears Wall
Merchants of Death   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport   Assassin Wall
The Tomahawk   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Trail of Tears Wall
French Connection   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 80'   Assassin Wall
Hushpuppies & Hand Grenades    5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 70'   The Gully Of Biblical Propo...
Bare-Fisted Grizzly Killer   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   Trail of Tears Wall
Never Kiss a Sleeping Wolf   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   Lady In Red
Blood Brother   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   Indian Wars Wall
Orphans of War   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   Indian Wars Wall
Last of the Mohicans   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Indian Wars Wall
Legend of T   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   Lady In Red
Trail of Tears   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   Trail of Tears Wall
Battlecry   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   Indian Wars Wall
Big Air Guitar   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   Indian Wars Wall
Ricochet   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   Indian Wars Wall
teepee creeper   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Indian Wars Wall
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Peace Pipe 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : Trail of Tears Wall
The climber's enemies are fear, apathy, love-handles, soft hands and self-doubt. After a good day of battling these incidious advesaries and beating ones self to a bloody pulp, it is a good idea to end the day with a Peace Pipe...or start with one, depending on the battle you have to fight that day. This route is a long, slightly overhung line with killer moves and a battle of the bulge that only has one good rest before the final push into enemy territory and the anchors. Do this route! Do it o...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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By Joshua Dreher
From: Bremerton, WA
Sep 9, 2007
If by some freak accident someone gets bored of the routes on the Mohican, many boulders lay beneath the Gully of Biblical Proportions waiting for first ascents. The easiest way to get to them is to hike about half way up the trail to the Mohican always looking for a small rock cairn on your left. When you see it follow the faint trail for about 50 yards and you should run into the boulders.
By Schwab
From: South Dakota
Sep 18, 2008
Bouldering right under the best wall in the Canyon...there is only a few ways such a thing can happen. Fuks found them. Cronin got lost on the way down to his car due to Alzheimer's and started climbing on the rocks mistakenly, or McNabb was finally told that you can't pull on the nylon straps of quickdraws as a way of ascension. Whats up guys...just thought I would say hi....and where are those two really good routes? One was Battlecry and the other one to the left was called Ricochet or something. Perfect lines.