S-Curve - The Pile Climbing
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|Shared By:||Eric Jacobsen on Mar 27, 2003|
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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.
Classic Climbing Routes at S-Curve - The Pile
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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