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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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Submitted By: Rick D on Nov 14, 2008
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Description 

Volcanic Tuff. Winter/Cold climbing season. 40 min north of Reno on Pyramid Hwy. Secluded, good place to train in the winter.

For Bigmouth Cave, Cowpie, Neoplastic, and Nevada Boulder Area's, check out this guide book online. It's free:

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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]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',6],['5.12',6],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',6],['V4-5',5],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',4],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',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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Plant Food 5.11D/5.12A 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  NV : Reno - Carson City : ... : Little Shop of Horrors
Crimpy. Pockets and crimps. If you stop at the cahins after the 6'th bolt, it's around 11.d. If you keep goin to the top, watch out for 12.a. First crux is between 4'th and 5'th. Next is between 6'th and chains....[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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