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Areas in Pig Rock Area

Bigmouth Cave (Boulder) 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Contra Canyon Towers 0 / 11 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 11
Cowpie Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Little Shop of Horrors 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Neoplastic Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Nevada Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Pig, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0

Description

Volcanic Tuff. Winter cold climbing season. 40 minutes north of Reno on Pyramid Highway. Secluded, good place to train in the winter.

For Bigmouth Cave, Cowpie, Neoplastic, and Nevada Boulder areas, check out this guide book online. It's free:

http://www.supertopo.com/topos/obscurities/purgatory.pdf

Getting There

From the intersection WITH McCarren Blvd, head north on Pyramid Hwy for "about" 23.9 miles (Google Maps calls it 25.3). After Crossing a small bridge which goes over a dry wash - Mullen Creek - , take a left on a dirt road. You will need a 4 wheel drive.

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