Elevation: 6,340 ft
GPS: 38.805, -120.135 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Scott "Scoboni" on Apr 3, 2006
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Description

You really can't look at Lover's Leap without noticing Hogsback. It stands like a vanguard in front of the Leap. Though not high or as steep as the Leap, it nonetheless has merit. There is much to climb under 5.9, so it is an excellent place to take beginners or to practice trad leads without too much exposure.

Getting There

Hogwild, on the far west side, is approached by a wooded trail from the campground.

The other faces are approached using the Pony Express Trail.

See the specific area of Hogsback for exact directions, which are different for each.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Hogsback

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 281
Knapsack Crack
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 227
Deception
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 60
Ham and Cheese
Sport 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 91
Harvey's Wallbangers, Center
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 52
Manic Depressive Direct
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
 4
Unknown trad
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 81
Harvey's Wallbangers, Right
Trad 2 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 119
Hogwild
Trad
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 108
It's Better with Bacon
Trad 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 11
Harvey's Wallbangers Left
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 11
Unknown
Trad
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
 18
Deception Direct
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 48
Mixologist
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 36
Accessory Dogs
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 18
Prosciutto
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Knapsack Crack N Face
 281
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 3 pitches
Deception N Face
 227
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Ham and Cheese Hogwild
 60
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport 3 pitches
Harvey's Wallbangers, Center N Face
 91
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Manic Depressive Direct N Face
 52
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Unknown trad Hogwild
 4
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 Trad 3 pitches
Harvey's Wallbangers, Right N Face
 81
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Hogwild Hogwild
 119
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
It's Better with Bacon Hogwild
 108
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad 5 pitches
Harvey's Wallbangers Left N Face
 11
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Unknown Hogwild
 11
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Deception Direct N Face
 18
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13 Trad
Mixologist Hogwild
 48
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Accessory Dogs Hogwild
 36
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Prosciutto Hogwild
 18
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
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