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Trail of Tears Wall

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Trail of Tears 

Trail of Tears Wall 

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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',3],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',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 HVS 5a     Sport, 60'   
Peace Pipe   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Chiefed   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
The Tomahawk   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Totem pole   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Bare-Fisted Grizzly Killer   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Trail of Tears   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
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The Tomahawk.

The Tomahawk 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c  SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : Trail of Tears Wall
Get ready to have your tendons chopped to pieces. A beyond-boldery start leads to pleasant climbing that soon has you clinging on for dear life for the finishing moves. Classic canyon climbing and a must do for anyone looking to get in over their head....[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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The Peace Pipe, 5.10c. A smokin' climb on The Trail of Tears wall.
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New routes in the new guidebook such as Chockstoned and Indian Outlaw.
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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 Fun climbs distracted us from managing our less necessary gear.