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The Whistle Pig

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Dr. Julius Strangepork, Pigs in Space,  T,TR 
Gus S,TR 
Maken Bacon S,TR 
Phil S,TR 

The Whistle Pig  

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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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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

Weather station 9.2 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Whistle Pig:
Maken Bacon   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 55'   
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Featured Route For The Whistle Pig
Norm at the 2nd crux.

Dr. Julius Strangepork, Pigs in Space, 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b CO : South Platte : ... : The Whistle Pig
20 feet right of Making Bacon, look for overhang with crack above it. On the left side, climb up to an overhang, follow the crack. It is run out after the crack ends. Climb slab to the top, the belay anchors tricky to find. There are limited cracks at the top, save a #0.5 Camalot and small stoppers for belay anchor. We used the rope to set up a belay as the 2 anchor placements are about 8 feet apart, one right of small dead tree and one of left of it. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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The Whistle Pig can be seen below the Bombardier D...
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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.