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Pile Surgery

5.12a, Sport,  Avg: 2.8 from 47 votes
FA: Nolan Wall and Tyler McMillen, September 1995
Utah > Wasatch Range > Central Wasatch > Big Cottonwood… > S-Curves > S-Curve - The Pile


Climb through the first three bolts of the left pile (12b) and then do some long traversing moves on good holds to link into the right pile (11d) jug.


center of PILE


bolts to biners

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Cowboy Roy
[Hide Comment] pretty fun link up, cool moves through the traverse Jul 7, 2012
Austin Howell
[Hide Comment] Just a heads up, the description on this page needs to be updated as line traverses at the *third* bolt not the second. Traversing at bolt 2 is on giant flakes and jugs which does not up the grade from Right Pile.

There is a bolt added between the two lines to help protect the traverse Apr 9, 2019