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The Whistle Pig

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The Whistle Pig Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,400'
Location: 39.5161, -105.3982 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Mike Morin on Oct 12, 2012
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Description 

This is a short, beginner climbing area. There are [four] routes with top accessible anchors.

Getting There 

Follow the directions to the Bombardier Dome, and once there, head south through the trees to the Whistle Pig sitting at the edge of the large meadow. Top access can be achieved via a short 4th class weakness on the northeast side of the rock.

Climbing Season

For the Staunton Rocks area.

Weather station 9.2 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Whistle Pig

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Whistle Pig:
Maken Bacon   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 55'   
Dr. Julius Strangepork, Pigs in Space   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 55'   
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Featured Route For The Whistle Pig
Rock Climbing Photo: Phil is the right bolted line.

Phil 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Colorado : South Platte : ... : The Whistle Pig
This is the right bolted line on the west face of the Whistle Pig. A TR can be setup by climbing the northeast face....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

Photos of The Whistle Pig Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Whistle Pig can be seen below the Bombardier D...
BETA PHOTO: The Whistle Pig can be seen below the Bombardier D...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Whistle Pig.
BETA PHOTO: The Whistle Pig.

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By a Ball
From: Boulder, CO
Nov 10, 2013
Sweet view from the top of this feature. Great perspective of the whole Staunton Rocks area.
By Paul Deger
From: Colorado
Apr 23, 2017
Fun, little rock for intro to Staunton and lead climbing. Tried a start between Phil and Maken Bacon (small gully start). Could not make this start work, so went left of gully, then back to between the two routes - fun 5.8ish.

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