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Hairy Pin is located slightly downhill to the north of Tent Peg spire. Getting to the top of Hairy Pin is quite an adventure and there is a summit register for those who make it. Some famous names in it, too. The spire sports the famous and exposed Pete Cleveland's route (5.10+). There are chain anchors on top for rappel.

Getting There 

From the pull off by End Pin walk down the road past Superpin and locate a faint trail going downhill to the right. Walk past Superpin, Tent Peg, and the smaller Safety Pin. Hairy Pin sits in the woods roughly 50 yards from the road.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hairy Pin:
Cleveland Route   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b X     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Climbing above the 2nd bolt on Cleveland Route. Photo by Gosia Swirska.

Cleveland Route 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b SD : Custer State Park : ... : Hairy Pin
Climb protectable crack then up'n right to knobs and 1st bolt. considerable 5.10 off bolt 15' to jug yellow hold, then still 10-15 feet to second bolt on lower angle shoulder. have a ready for running belayer, thanks travis!...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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Darin Limvere on top of Hairy Pin after OS of Cleveland's route in June '07. Safety Pin to the right.
Darin Limvere on top of Hairy Pin after OS of Clev...
Atop of Hairy Pin, after a spicy lead of the Cleveland Route.
Atop of Hairy Pin, after a spicy lead of the Cleve...
Run out section above the crux. July '07. Photo by Gosia Swirska.
BETA PHOTO: Run out section above the crux. July '07. Photo by...
from spire three
BETA PHOTO: from spire three

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