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Battlecry

5.12c, Sport,  Avg: 4 from 36 votes
FA: Pete deLannoy
S Dakota > Spearfish Canyon > Mohican > Indian Wars Wall

Description

Starts in the middle of the wall down low. Stick clip the first bolts. Start pulling on some good pockets up to a long reach where you will find some goods holds. After some pristine pocket climbing, you will enter the "top" crux, which consists of shallow pockets and adjusting the feet to make a long reach to a good left hand, which has been known to crunch the left index finger. Then you have one more long move to a right hand slot. I recommend skipping the bolt that is at the left hand. It tends to be difficult to clip and the ride is clean. Besides, this will make the last hard move more committing. Top out to a large ledge with anchors. This is one of the best routes in the entire canyon, and possibly in the whole universe.

Location

To the right of Ricochet.

Protection

Quickdraws

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Airtime prior to sending, SteveZ on battlecry.
[Hide Photo] Airtime prior to sending, SteveZ on battlecry.
The low crux reach on Battlecry.
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A decent look at the fun pockets on Battlecry.
[Hide Photo] A decent look at the fun pockets on Battlecry.
Eric taking a breather on Battlecry.
[Hide Photo] Eric taking a breather on Battlecry.
Higher on battlecry, SteveZ redpointing.
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SteveZ starting up Battlecry.
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Kyle Smith
Southern Nevada
  5.12c
[Hide Comment] This route is extremely high quality. This is an absolute must try route on your visit to Spearfish! Aug 24, 2019