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Location: 43.84012, -103.53597 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Darin Limvere in a thunderstorm on top of Super Pi...


The most pointy of the pins. Easily recognizable from the road (see pic).

Getting There 

When driving on Needles Highway from Sylvan Lake, parking spot closest to Superpin is the small pull off at the last sharp turn before Cathedral Spires parking lot. Superpin is located roughly 20 yards down the road from here, just past the trailhead for Tricouni and the King Pin.

Climbing Season

For the Tenpins/Switchbacks area.

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Superpin

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Superpin:
Barber Route   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b X     Trad, 160'   
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Featured Route For Superpin
Rock Climbing Photo: Topping out on Barber's route. Tricouni to the rig...

Barber Route 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b SD : Custer State Park : ... : Superpin
Starting from the base of the north side of Superpin (the side facing Cathedral Spires) climb up a dirty vegetated 5.8 crack (bad pro) which widens into a chimney. Go up the chimney and step left onto a comfortable ledge between Superpin and Tent Peg. Alternatively (and safer), the ledge can also be reached by a short scramble from the landing between Tricouni and Superpin. The proper climb starts from the ledge. Take a step across the chimney onto Superpin. Sling a flake (or place a large nut b...[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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Rock Climbing Photo: Darin would hate it but, for the picture's sake, I...
Darin would hate it but, for the picture's sake, I...
Rock Climbing Photo: Vince spread eagle and praying that his balance is...
Vince spread eagle and praying that his balance is...
Rock Climbing Photo: Kevin up top Superpin! SICKK
Kevin up top Superpin! SICKK

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