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Alternative first pitch to the remaining 2 pitches of Haystack.


Route History:

  • First Free Ascent: M. Haymond & Jim Hicks, 1969


Located in East Wall approx:
Lat/Long: 38.802758,-120.131801

Route Grade Citations

5.8 Community registered grade
5.8 Robert James Kuntz

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 64%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

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Check out what is happening on Preparation H (note there is an unresolved system issue where ascents logged before 2010 are not displayed in the stream below). If you just want to see beta then click on view ascents with beta.