Type: Trad, 500 ft (152 m), 5 pitches, Grade III
FA: Brian Povolny, Todd Gordon, Oct. 1982
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Shared By: toddgordon Gordon on May 15, 2007
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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Description

Tsaile Peak is the large Volcanic Peak seen to the east of the settlement of Tsaile. Arizona. Pitch one; 5.8 shelves to hand crack to belay ledge. Pitch two; traverse Right to chimney/chute (5.9) to hanging belay. Chimney is hard to protect. Pitch three; Climb straight up steep rock (5.10) through some bushes to a belay ledge. Pitch 4; climb a flake on the left...tunnel through. Pitch 5; climb to top from left side of terrace, via a 5.7 chimney The rock on this climb is loose.

Location

The large volcanic peak as seen from the settlement of Tsaile Tsaile is where the big Navajo Community college is. The Formation is off to the east of Tsaile. Follow dirt roads to the peak, from Tsaile. Follow your nose.

Protection

Double or triple rack of cams, stoppers, slings;...no pins needed. Down climb East face (included is one rap)

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