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Switchbacks and Ten Pins

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About Switchbacks and Ten Pins:

This is the coolest cluster of spires in the Needles. Tent Peg and Tricouni Nail are fun and well protected, while Hairy Pin and Super Pin are two of the scariest 5.10s in the US. In addition to the pins themselves, there is a great collection of spires surrounding them which even have a few sport routes.
Nearest town or city: Custer State Park
Directions: Drive on the Needles Highway past the Needles Eye and Totem Pole. The Tenpins are at the bottom of some switchbacks in between the Totem Pole just before the Cathedral Spires parking lot.
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Forum Discussions (2 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
No Replies R&I article on trad face climbing in Custer State Park, renobdarb 0 Dec 10 2003, 6:30 PM
With Replies ... renobdarb 8 Sep 26 2003, 3:50 PM