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Elevation: 7,008 ft
GPS: 38.63547, -105.23428
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Shared By: Aaron Glasenapp on Dec 29, 2021
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

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The Piggy Bank is a popular crag on the left side of the Bank with plenty of quality routes, mostly from 5.8 to 5.11. While Number 1 Super Guy is the area classic, there are many gems here. Expect it to be crowded on nice weekends, but there are plenty of routes to go around.

Getting There

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From the Bank parking area, hike northwest down the dirt road. Don't take the first trail on the right (which leads to 2150 wall, the Dark Side and Cactus Cliff). Instead, continue down the road for about 10 minutes. Shortly after the road makes a gentle left turn, look for a signed trail on the right leading to the Piggy Bank. When the trail meets the wall, go left, and you'll be at the right side of the Piggy Bank. Turning right takes you to Bank Rob and the rest of the Bank.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Piggy Bank

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 228
The Apple Cracks aka SLIM
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 213
Pig City Nights
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 156
Alcohollica
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 185
Sty in the Sky
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 280
Pink Torpedo
Sport 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 180
Tuff Shed (aka B&C)
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 195
Crab Nation
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 159
Shady Character
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 446
jasonbecker.com
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 206
Season Down Under
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 167
Lick and a Promise
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 168
Heaven is Waiting
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 256
Gen X ation (aka Musso Route)
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 256
Number 1 Super Guy
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 256
Flesh Tuxedo
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Apple Cracks aka SLIM
 228
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Pig City Nights
 213
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Alcohollica
 156
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Sty in the Sky
 185
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Pink Torpedo
 280
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport 2 pitches
Tuff Shed (aka B&C)
 180
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Crab Nation
 195
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Shady Character
 159
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
jasonbecker.com
 446
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Season Down Under
 206
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Lick and a Promise
 167
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Heaven is Waiting
 168
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Gen X ation (aka Musso Route)
 256
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Number 1 Super Guy
 256
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Flesh Tuxedo
 256
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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