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Routes in Chief Wall

Chief Mo'o-wai (Shaking Hand) S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Chief Po-bisho-e-quasho (Iron Jacket) S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Chief Salad S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Chief Sick-ee-Gnar S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
General George Custer S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Geronimossimo S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-tekt S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Kansas City Chiefs S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Little Big Horn S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Little Chief S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Makhpiya-Luta S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Quanah - Last Comanche Warrior Chief S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Scout S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Tatanka-lyotanka S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Too Many Chiefs T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
White Buffalo S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
White Fish S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Yah-Keerah T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Trad, 45 ft
FA: R. Bert, P. Lenz on gear 8/29/13
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Shared By: PeterSLenz on Aug 30, 2013 with updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Located in a National Forest Fee Area Details

Description

This pitch is a traditionally protected crack/small chimney. The climbing is of fair quality, and the rock is generally solid. It protects well with traditional gear, but you can also reach left and clip bolts on an adjacent sport-climb pitch. It would thus be a very reasonable pitch for a beginning trad leader.

Too Many Chiefs

Locate the route Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt (AKA Chief Joseph) as described in the UINTA ROCK guidebook. There is another line of bolts to the RIGHT of Chief Joseph (Little Chief). To the immediate RIGHT of this bolt line, there is an obvious crack. This is your climb. To the right of the crack is another bolted route which is of 5.6-5.7 difficulty.

Protection

Nuts and cams to 3 inches. You can reach leftward and clip bolts to an adjacent route if you must, but try placing your own gear instead. There are chain anchors at the top, which were placed to serve other climbs, but are perfectly situated for this one.

Photos

Little Chief actually starts in the crack, then goes left onto the face using the bolts as a sport route. 5.7
Too Many Chiefs stays in the crack as a trad route, 5.6. Just to clear up any confusion! Sep 16, 2014