S-Curve - The Pile Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Fish eye photo of the entire Pile, only way to get...
The Pile is a very popular sport climbing crag that is shaded in the summer, next to a pleasant stream, and just a few steps from the highway. There are about 6 bolted routes from 5.10a to 5.12b on the east-facing wall across the stream.
From the digital sign at the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon, drive 4.25 miles up canyon until the very obvious S-Curve in the road. There is a small parking lot and also room to park along the side of the road. The Pile is the closest of the several crags near the S-Curve. Be careful of oncoming traffic when you cross the street to the north. Follow the Hidden Falls trail along a small stream for about 50 feet. Cross the stream to the west to find the routes.
Weather station 3.4 miles from here
7 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in S-Curve - The Pile
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for S-Curve - The Pile:
Dog Pile 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Right Pile 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Compiled 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Left Pile 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch
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Left Pile 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b UT
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Once at the Pile area, this route is directly to the right of Gomer Pile and shares anchors with it. Getting up to the third bolt is pretty easy, with it being 5.10 climbing. Clipping the fourth bolt is a challenge as you're on a small, somewhat slopey hold. After that, is the crux of the climb, then huge jugs the rest of the way up. ...[more] Browse More Classics in UT
BETA PHOTO: the pile wall
Wet, cold, and awesome at the top of Dog Pile.
Summer 2008. One of hundreds of laps I have done ...
By Chris Doobtrain
From: Sandy, Utah
Sep 22, 2014
Found a pair of climbing shoes and a chalk bag at the pile on 9/20/14. If you can message me what shoes, size and color of the chalk bag, they're yours.
By Brian Ways
From: SLC, UT
Jul 7, 2015
Does anyone know what the climb on the wall to the left of Goomer Pile 5.10a is? It is in the center of the wall with 5 bolts to chains.
From: Small Lake, UT
Jul 7, 2015
It's a new line which went up a couple of years ago, probably 11c, can't remember who put it up or the name...
By Dan Goodman
Jul 13, 2015
Found some sunglasses up at The Pile today, if you lost them, text me with a description of them at 801-699-4535 and they're yours.