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Pigs On The Wing 

YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Original:  YDS: 5.11 French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E4 5c [details]
FA: Dylan Warren
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Submitted By: chongo pantz on Dec 10, 2006

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RAIN, WET ROCK and RAPTOR CLOSURES: The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. Also please ask and be aware of Raptor Closures in areas such as CAT WALL and RESERVOIR WALL in Indian Creek MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Cool. Cruiser hands to thin hands splitter followed by a fun crack switch to locks on a dark rock shield.

Location 

20 feet right of the long (160') gold-size left-facing corner Comfortably Numb. At the top of small talus slope right of main alcove.

Protection 

Mostly red Camalots. A few golds for the start and a couple of greens near the switch and finish.


Photos of Pigs On The Wing Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Trevor working it out.
Trevor working it out.
Rock Climbing Photo: time for the fun crack switch
time for the fun crack switch
Rock Climbing Photo: Greg Perry climbing. Kara Perry belaying.
Greg Perry climbing. Kara Perry belaying.
Rock Climbing Photo: A little more perspective on Pigs, working through...
BETA PHOTO: A little more perspective on Pigs, working through...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pig Heaven - Jon Howland climbing, Goldstein/Wells...
Pig Heaven - Jon Howland climbing, Goldstein/Wells...

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By Ryan Curry
Jun 7, 2008

This route is as aesthetic a line as you'll find at The Wall. Great climbing that is only slightly detracted from by the soft rock in the middle of the route. Otherwise, this would be a four-star climb.
By Paul Hunnicutt
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 30, 2009
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

This goes from #1's to #2's above the roof then to .4-#1 with a final hand jam right before the finish. Awesome route.
By claytown
From: Boulder, CO
Nov 25, 2009

What a GREAT route! Lots of thin hands and the crack switch is cool!
By Princess Mia
From: Vail
Nov 5, 2012

One of the best routes at the creek IMHO. Super fun!!!
By Karl kelley
Sep 4, 2014

FA. Dylan Warren. In typical style Dylan sent onsight. Impressive, considering some loose stone!

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