Not the Pawn (Other Pawns) Rock Climbing
This formation is located near the Pawn (which holds Patience 8X). If you were looking at The Pawn, turn around 180 and you should see this spire.
Park at the sharp hairpin turn (End Pin, High Point etc...) and then walk back up the road (towards Totem Pole) a short distance. Then go left and follow a vague climbers trail. In about 100 yards you'll see The Pawn on your right and Not The Pawn on your left.
Climbing Season For the Tenpins/Switchbacks area.
Weather station 5.5 miles from here
1 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Not the Pawn (Other Pawns)
Just My Baby and Me 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b SD
: Custer State Park
: ... : Not the Pawn (Other Pawns)
Possibly the best protected route in the Ten Pins area. 5 bolts (older button head type-but still solid) on only a 40-50ish foot climb. It is dead vertical so all falls would be short and clean. There isn't a very distinct crux, it's just very consistent hard 10 move after another. Very pinchy with ok feet. i felt like I was going to blow a finger tendon while holding on so tight because i thought my feet were just melting off the rock. I've been told this was bolted from the ground up using fre...[more] Browse More Classics in SD