Originally Posted By: Julie

I've been very concerned about that 2nd pin on Classic for a long time. I can bend it with my fingers. It's decoration-only by now, and given that Classic is a very popular moderate, should be a high priority. That pin protects against groundfall from a close-to-the-grade move, and protects seconds from a swing into blocks as they work out the first move.


Haven't climbed Classic since 1985 and the pins were scary then. I'd be happy to pay for new pins and/or give a belay if someone's interested ...