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Haystack Rock Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Chris Chaney on Oct 3, 2006
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Description 

This free standing pinnacle has great exposure and some fun oldschool routes to play around on. It's a great beginner area.

Getting There 

This pinnacle is located near the end of Auxier Ridge on the west side, overlooking Auxier Branch. When you reach a vast, overused camp site on the edge of a high cliff walk left and down until you can see Haystack.

Climbing Season

For the Red River Gorge area.

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',6],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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