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Accessory Dogs T 
Chorizo Corner T 
Ham and Cheese T,S 
Hogwild T,S 
Innie T,S 
It's Better with Bacon T 
Just Acquaintances T 
Mixologist T 
No Gaynor T 
Prociutto T 
Slab Hog Millionaire T 
Swine Flu T 
Triplet T,S 

Hogwild  


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Elevation: 300'
Location: 38.803, -120.1387 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: caughtinside on May 29, 2007
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Description 

Hogwild is the western end of the Hogsback, and is the closest climbing to the campground.

Getting There 

To get to Hogwild, you take a path at the end of the parking lot loop. That is, drive around the parking lot. Right before the loop closes and you exit, there is a path heading north to the river. Take this path, following some telephone poles. The path cuts east and parallels the river, although not too close to the bank. Continue walking for approximately 5 minutes to reach Hogwild.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.5 miles from here

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hogwild:
Ham and Cheese   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Hogwild   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
It's Better with Bacon   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 5 pitches, 300'   
Mixologist   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Accessory Dogs   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 105'   
Prociutto   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For Hogwild
Spacing of bolts is approximate. This route might feel a little runout between 3 and 4 and after 4 to a beginning leader.

Triplet 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c  CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Hogwild
This is a good beginner's slab route on the same pillar as Innie. The name is unofficial and comes from a horizontal string of three vugs that look like belly buttons below the first bolt. Climb up and over a fun, easy roof. There are some interesting moves after bolt 3. I used features and the left edge after the last bolt to keep it interesting and fun. The short crack/seam near the top takes a nice red alien placement. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Isaac T.
From: Rockville, MD
Jun 25, 2010
The trail that is marked in the Falcon Guide that takes you to Accessory Dogs above the boulders does not exist, do not go that way :)