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Pig Rock Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,600'
Location: 39.8938, -119.644 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Rick D on Nov 14, 2008
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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:

supertopo.com/topos/obscuritie...

Getting There 

From the intersection of Pyramid Hwy and McCarren Blvd, head north for 23.9 miles. After Crossing a small bridge which goes over a dry wash, take a left on a dirt road. You will need a 4wd.

Climbing Season

For the Reno and Carson City area.

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

38 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',6],['5.12',6],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',5],['V4-5',5],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',4],['V10-11',1],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Pig Rock Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Pig Rock Area:
Plant Food 5.11d/5.12a   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Little Shop of Horrors
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