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The Mohican Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.33171, -103.9001 View Map  Incorrect?
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This area has some of the best climbs in the area, like Yippey-Kay-Yay and never kiss a sleeping wolf

Getting There 

To get here, park in the same place as you would to go to Big Picture Gully(by the Damn), then go across damn and go right down stream. Follow the trail next to the river until you get to a some stacked rocks and there is some yellow tape on a tree(if its still there, havent checked lately)which will be on your left, then follow the trail until you get to thewall and the indian wars wall is right and all others are left starting with Lady in Red wall, which has Yippy-Kay-Yay.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.2 miles from here

99 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',21],['3 Stars',58],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Mohican

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Mohican:
Paha Sapa aka "Chockstoned"   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 60'   Trail of Tears Wall
Totally Flaked   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   Head Shop Wall
Yippey-Kay-Yay   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 70'   Lady In Red
Peace Pipe   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   Trail of Tears Wall
Merchants of Death   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport   Assassin Wall
The Tomahawk   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Trail of Tears Wall
French Connection   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 80'   Assassin Wall
Never Kiss a Sleeping Wolf   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   Lady In Red
Blood Brother   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   Indian Wars Wall
Gotta Have Faith   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   The Gully Of Biblical Propo...
Legend of T   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   Lady In Red
Last of the Mohicans   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Indian Wars Wall
Orphans of War   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   Indian Wars Wall
Trail of Tears   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   Trail of Tears Wall
Battlecry   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   Indian Wars Wall
teepee creeper   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Indian Wars Wall
Ricochet   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   Indian Wars Wall
Lethal Prescrimption   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   The Asylum
Original Sin   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 30'   The Gully Of Biblical Propo...
Mephistopheles   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 60'   Purgatory
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Featured Route For The Mohican
Rock Climbing Photo: BLind faith

Blind Faith 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : The Gully Of Biblical Propo...
This short route packs a punch. Getting off the ground can be humbling (if you do it the REAL way and not start up the hill and traverse in).The climbing is very bouldery and sequential using some really cool holds along the way, such as a mono disguised as a jug. Not much endurance is required for the successful redpoint, just figure out the sequences and sprint!...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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Rock Climbing Photo: Come get crazy at The Asylum!
Come get crazy at The Asylum!
Rock Climbing Photo: The areas found on the right-hand most side of Moh...
The areas found on the right-hand most side of Moh...

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By Joshua Dreher
From: Bremerton, WA
Sep 9, 2007
If by some freak accident someone gets bored of the routes on the Mohican, many boulders lay beneath the Gully of Biblical Proportions waiting for first ascents. The easiest way to get to them is to hike about half way up the trail to the Mohican always looking for a small rock cairn on your left. When you see it follow the faint trail for about 50 yards and you should run into the boulders.
By Schwab
From: South Dakota
Sep 18, 2008
Bouldering right under the best wall in the Canyon...there is only a few ways such a thing can happen. Fuks found them. Cronin got lost on the way down to his car due to Alzheimer's and started climbing on the rocks mistakenly, or McNabb was finally told that you can't pull on the nylon straps of quickdraws as a way of ascension. Whats up guys...just thought I would say hi....and where are those two really good routes? One was Battlecry and the other one to the left was called Ricochet or something. Perfect lines.

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