Elevation: 11,978 ft
GPS: 42.73, -109.171 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Ben Mottinger on May 26, 2006 with updates from Gee Dubble
Admins: Lauren Heerschap, Mike Snyder, Jake Dickerson, Taylor Spiegelberg
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Description

A fine piece of granite that begs to be climbed. There are a few sections to the rock for different routes.

Looking at Haystack from Clear Lake, it has a long north shoulder that gradually steepens to a tower. This is the north tower. To the south of the tower is a long, but lower face called the Center section. The last section is called the South End.

Getting There

From Clear Lake, follow a trail and scramble over glaciated terrain to its base.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Haystack Mountain

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b
 4
Grassy Goat Route
Trad, Alpine
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 37
North Face
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 42
Railroad Tracks
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 68
Minor Dihedral
Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 29
Central Corner
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 10
Flash Flood
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1 R
 5
Major Dihedral
Trad, Aid, Alpine 11 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 13
Southern Wall Left
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Grassy Goat Route
 4
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Trad, Alpine
North Face
 37
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Railroad Tracks
 42
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Minor Dihedral
 68
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
Central Corner
 29
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Flash Flood
 10
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Major Dihedral
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1 R Trad, Aid, Alpine 11 pitches
Southern Wall Left
 13
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
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