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Indian Wars Wall

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Battlecry S 
Big Air Guitar S 
Block and Roll S 
Blood Brother S 
Good Day for a Hangin' S 
Hang Em' High S 
Last Dance S 
Last of the Mohicans S 
Leprechaun Cowboy S 
Orphans of War S 
Ricochet S 
Sackupagawea S 
Scalp, The S 
teepee creeper S 
Where have all the cowboys gone S 

Indian Wars Wall Rock Climbing 

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Beautiful Streaked wall, slightly overhung. Pockets, slots, monos, and jugs! Perfect Routes. Thanks to all who developed this area!!!

Getting There 

Hike the main trail to the bottom of the Mohican area go right. Climbs start off a detached block with a few belay bolts.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.2 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Indian Wars Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Indian Wars Wall:
Last of the Mohicans   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Orphans of War   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   
Blood Brother   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   
Battlecry   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
teepee creeper   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Block and Roll   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 75'   
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Featured Route For Indian Wars Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: SteveZ starting up Battlecry.

Battlecry 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : Indian Wars Wall
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. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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By Mikel Cronin
Jan 15, 2007
The far left 5 routes on the indian wars wall have all new anchors and bolts. The anchors were donated from the ARI and the hardware was purchased with the BARF fund that is fed from canyon guide book sales. Thanks to Mike McNeil, Greg Parker and Jason Mcnabb for your help with the repairs.
By Schwab
From: South Dakota
Jan 31, 2007
Just to let you guys know, Miah has a photo gallery up on There is even a picture of Blake climbing, and he has a sock on his head.