Elevation: 7,045 ft
GPS: 35.11339, -111.58081
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Shared By: JJ Schlick on Nov 15, 2007
Admins: Greg Opland, Brian Boyd, JJ Schlick, Kemper Brightman, Luke Bertelsen

Description

The Booze Pig Wall is a collage of legend and history, of myth and mystery. The wall itself looks like a cresting wave captured in stone and time. A wave that will quickly feel like it is crashing down on you if your tips are not up for the challenges of such classic Drysdale problems as On Liquor I Spent my Last Dime V5, Booze Pig V6, When the Bible is a Bottle V7, and The Hardwood Floor is Home V8.

This is "Ridge" bouldering distilled down to the purest movement possible, and these technical lines will certainly test the skills of most. Though not truly high ball, finishing these bad boys up will require a calm head, a little foot faith, and probably result in moments of clarity. A beautiful place to stretch it out, and take it all in.

Getting There

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Just past the entrance for The Lower Lake Mary Picnic Area, and just before you get to Lower Lake Mary proper, there is a marked dirt road on the left (north) side of the highway. You can park down low before the gate, or drive up to the visible "T" junction just above and through the gate. Please park in the pull outs at the "T", and not at the well proper. And Please park as far off the road as possible, so other vehicles can access the area. Be careful of sinker mud in wet conditions. Again, You can park off the highway before the fence.

Hike up hill and east on a two track road to the east to an obvious old circular well house made of stacked limestone. Pass this on the left, through a notch, and find faint climbers trail that will take you up hill, below a low cliff band, and then east for a ways. Jump up hill a little more, keep moving east to a few benches to scramble up. eventually you will come across the junction of "The Drysdale Trail". This rocky trail runs from the Gateway Wall on the west all the way to the Long Ryder's Wall on the east.

To find the Booze Pig Wall, hike east on the Drysdale Trail five minutes, passing a large cave. The Booze Pig Wall is hard to miss on the east side of this cave.

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