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Three Pigs 

Hueco: V0 Font: 4

Type:  Boulder, Chipped, 1 pitch, 15'
Consensus:  Hueco: V0 Font: 4 [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Jordan K on Oct 8, 2006

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Scott Nomi tops out on Three Pigs.


A Stoney Point (and Rock and Ice) classic. Tricky start moves lead to the polished pin scars, a foot hold broke off recently which makes it a tad harder. Avoid the pin scars to make it a V3.

Rock and Ice Issue #100: "500 Routes To Go At - Ultimate Tick List."


Located on east side Boulder 1.



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By Chris Owen
From: Big Bear Lake
Sep 8, 2015
rating: V0 4

Bottom left foothold has gone, which makes a little trickier to start - for me anyway.
By Jordan Ramey
From: Calgary, Alberta
Nov 15, 2007

Do it avoiding the chiseled holds for a 5.11b variation.
By Mike Owen
Apr 26, 2009

Pretty easy once you stick the last pin scar. But it is a fun problem.
By Euan Cameron
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
Jan 9, 2011
rating: V0 4

The pin scars offer bomber holds.
By Rob Gordon
From: Hollywood, CA
Jul 12, 2014
rating: V0+ 4+

Yes. The "No Pigs" holds are all still there though the start holds are worn down. And you avoid the top pinscar as well. It's not V3 though. Much harder.
By dnaiscool
Apr 27, 2015

This route was manufactured by a guy wielding an Ice Ax while standing on a VW Van...I think that was within a couple of years of 1980. Just thought I'd throw in a little historical note. One day it's a blank thing, the next day it was these three painful whacked out holes, which eventually rounded out rather comfortably and became a very popular line on this hugely popular boulder.. (We always called it "Rock One.") I'll take correction on the timing, but I'm 90% positive that's the story on the holds.

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