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YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Rich Gottlieb, Richard Tyrell - 1979
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Jan 7, 2007

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Pigsty at the summer.


This underrated Rich Gottlieb line is a really excellent moderate. It includes some interesting choices to make on route finding, and a big crack near the top that's harder than it looks.

Start on some slabby face climbing with sparse pro, moving up to a bulge/shallow roof. Surmount the bulge and continue up to a fairly wide crack (fist or wider); climb through the crack and on to the top.


A short distance left of Yum Yum Tree; watch for a wide blackened crack near the top of the cliff.


A standard rack including a good range of cams up to 4" for the crack up high. Bolted anchors.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Pigsty, 5.8, Jamestown, AL.
Pigsty, 5.8, Jamestown, AL.

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By Brian Murphey
From: Atlanta, GA
Oct 19, 2015

Just did this route last weekend. It is definitely worthwhile - a really nice route with a little bit of everything, and easy to protect. Unfortunately, it is dirty (hence the name). A brush is recommended! Maybe if it gets enough traffic, that won't be the case anymore.

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