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|Type:||Trad, 500 ft, 5 pitches, Grade III|
|FA:||Brian Povolny, Todd Gordon, Oct. 1982|
|Page Views:||644 total · 5/month|
|Shared By:||toddgordon Gordon on May 15, 2007|
|Admins:||Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Greg Opland|
Access Issue: Closed. Details
It is presently illigal to climb on the Navajo Indian Reservation. These climbs are listed here for historical purposes only.
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.
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.
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