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Pigs on a Wing 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Bill Boyle, 1989
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Submitted By: John Bradford on May 12, 2008

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Not as good (in my opinion) as The Drilling Fields or Redtail, but a nice addition to an outing on this side of the crag. Shares the first two bolts with Drilling Fields, then moves right out of the spillway to some hard transition moves. Clipping the bore are dicey moves.


Approach as for The Drilling Fields, belaying from on top of the ramp, which is more easily accessed from the right.


8 quickdraws to chains

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By icsteveoh
From: salt lake city, UT
Jun 20, 2010

whats up with the misplaced bolt on this climb?
By JRohde
From: seattle, washington
Jul 21, 2010

do NOT go left after the 4th bolt. scary climbing. can deck clipping 3rd bolt.
By DennisL
From: Bishop, CA
May 11, 2014
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13

Really fun, gymnastic climbing. Harder but more obvious moves than Drilling Fields. Mandatory getting to the bolt after splitting right from Drilling Fields is well worth it if you're solid on moderate (5.8/5.9ish) terrain.

My partner and I both preferred this climb to DF. De gustibus non est disputandum!
By Mr. Stevens
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 25, 2015

way better than Drilling Fields...
By Ales Kobrle
From: San Jose
Jul 8, 2017

Nice positions and movements. Way more interesting and technical climb then Drilling Fields.

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