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Dogging the Little Pig 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 450', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Leo and Dalene Santibanez and Ted Geving (8/26/2010)
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: ted geving on Sep 27, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Start of Dogging the Little Pig.

Description 

P1 50m 5.5
Rock quality is good, belay at large tree below slab and corner system.

P2 40m 5.8+ (crux) Trend up to right on low angle rock, then head up a steep corner climbing the face to the left. Clip the fixed pin and alien. Climb easier rock to the belay. Belay at tree 30 feet above and to the right of the corner next to big flake. Rock quality is good but the corner needs a little cleaning. A possible easier way up exists to the left of the corner up a less than vertical shrub filled corner system, although we did not attempt it.

P3 50m 5.8+
Step out right of the of the tree lie back large flake to face, clip fixed pin (5.8+), climb easier terrain belay at large tree and ledge system. Rock quality is good to fair.

P4. 50m 5.6
Climb to the top of the wall on easy terrain avoiding lose blocks. If you are at the correct tree on top of pitch 3 this pitch will more or less go straight up the wall.


Location 

Hike about 12 minutes down the canyon on the faint climbers trail, as the wall starts to get big (400ft or ) trend left. See photo for start of route.


Protection 

Gear: full set up to 2.0
Bring many slings to avoid rope drag.



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Photo taken from the top of the needle,pitch 1 is not visible. Start of the route is about 12 minutes from saddle in a nook before the wall starts to get really big. Photo Credit Marc Beverly
BETA PHOTO: Photo taken from the top of the needle,pitch 1 is ...
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