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Haystack Rock

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Haystack Rock  

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BETA PHOTO: A- South East Face
B- Standard Route
C- Original R...


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

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

6 Total Routes

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

Featured Route For Haystack Rock
D. Boyd (belaying) and J. Polk (climbing) Standard Route of haystack, circa 1995

Haystack 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a PG13  KY : Red River Gorge : Haystack Rock
This is the most obvious line from the saddle which passes through the hueco with a short crack above it. Climb into the hueco from the left and exit it right or left protecting out of the crack....[more]   Browse More Classics in KY

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