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Trail of Tears Wall

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Trail of Tears Wall 


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Submitted By: Chris Hirsch on Jan 9, 2007
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Description 

Rather small wall with only three routes on it. The main feature of this wall is the long and exposed knife like arete which hosts 'Trail of Tears'. Another great climb is the super relentless 'Bare-Fisted Grizzly Killer'.


Getting There 

About a 15 min hike to get to this wall. Located just before the Purgatory wall.


8 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',4],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['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 Trail of Tears Wall:
Paha Sapa aka "Chockstoned"   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 60'   
Peace Pipe   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Chiefed   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
The Tomahawk   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Totem pole   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Bare-Fisted Grizzly Killer   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Trail of Tears   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Long, sustained crack and pocket climbing leads to a sweet ledge that allows you to get your head together before you enter the crux.

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 Marianna W
May 27, 2013

Lost phone somewhere at the base of this wall. If you've found it, pls email mariannalynn11@yahoo.com. Fun climbs distracted us from managing our less necessary gear.