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Pigs in Zen 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Don Welsh, Fall 1990
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Submitted By: Michael Kimm on Oct 30, 2009

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Shawn on Pigs in Zen.

RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


A beautiful line. Solo up the easy ramp to a corner below the roof. Make long, bouldery moves out and around and continue up the pumpy headwall. Lots of longer moves. Stout and sustained.


Six bolts to anchors.

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By Drew Peterson
Mar 10, 2012
rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

Stout 12b, especially at the bulge. Nice route, worth the hike.
By Josh LaMar
From: Boulder, CO
Mar 20, 2015
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Wow stellar route! *BETA* Clip the second bolt with a long draw so you can reach it from below the roof. Going over the roof get a high right foot and lay back to go up right hand to a decent crimp jug. A few easier moves then the rest is 11a
By Josh Janes
General Admin
Nov 8, 2015

One of the best.

Note for future bolt replacers: If anyone ever decides to replace the anchor on this route, move it about 4-5 feet higher. As is, the anchor is below your knees when you finally reach the hands-free stance.

The Janes Wall can easily be approached from the First Pullout by heading up towards Ultraman then cutting left. I like this better than coming in from the Second Pullout.

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