Type: Trad, 130 ft
FA: Mark Haymond, Jim Hicks, 1969
Page Views: 4,810 total · 31/month
Shared By: Salamanizer suchoski on Mar 29, 2006
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

A better and more challenging first pitch for Haystack. You can use this route to gain the main ledge where you can finish on any number of routes or continue walking left along the ledge and walk off the 3rd class decent. Also a great first pitch to East Corner. It has a few patches of grass but nothing too bad.

Location

Just to the right of Haystack.

Protection

Cams, .5" - 2"

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Bonesaw
CA
  5.8+
Bonesaw   CA
  5.8+
Climbed this with the first ascentionist, Mark Haymond, 41 years after the FA! Very cool! This is a great alternative start to Haystack. Oct 1, 2010
Colin Szehner
Oakland, Ca
 
Colin Szehner   Oakland, Ca
 
Awesome variation to the first pitch of Haystack. Highly recommend. Sustained and very fun! Should be the direct start to Haystack, imo. Jun 2, 2015