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Trail of Tears Wall Rock Climbing 

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Rather small wall with only three routes on it. The main feature of this wall is the long and exposed knife like arete which hosts 'Trail of Tears'. Another great climb is the super relentless 'Bare-Fisted Grizzly Killer'.

Getting There 

About a 15 min hike to get to this wall. Located just before the Purgatory wall.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.2 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Trail of Tears Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Trail of Tears Wall:
Paha Sapa aka "Chockstoned"   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 60'   
Peace Pipe   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
The Tomahawk   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Totem pole   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Climbers on Paha Sapa, otherwise known as "Ch...

Paha Sapa aka "Chockstoned" 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  South Dakota : Spearfish Canyon : ... : Trail of Tears Wall
Are you tired of getting sand-bagged? Does your climbing party have a beginner? Are you looking for the perfect 5.9 warm-up to start your day in the land of the five twelves? Look no further. Routes in the "Five Fun" or the "I suck and want to climb something that won't kill me" range are quite rare in Spearfish Canyon. That alone makes this route an absolute gem. Starts on pockets and makes its way up to a roof section that might make you think for a bit before you sail your way to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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By Marianna W
May 27, 2013
Lost phone somewhere at the base of this wall. If you've found it, pls email Fun climbs distracted us from managing our less necessary gear.

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