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Pig Rock Area  

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Elevation: 4,600'
Location: 39.8938, -119.644 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrator: Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Rick D on Nov 14, 2008
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Volcanic Tuff. Winter/Cold climbing season. 40 min north of Reno on Pyramid Hwy. Secluded, good place to train in the winter.

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Getting There 

From the intersection of Pyramid Hwy and McCarren Blvd, head north for 23.9 miles. After Crossing a small bridge which goes over a dry wash, take a left on a dirt road. You will need a 4wd.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

36 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pig Rock Area:
Plant Food 5.11D/5.12A   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Little Shop of Horrors
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