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Swelling the Pig - 5.12b

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Rock (Trad) (Sport)
Mixed, 2 bolts
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.12c
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 5.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


A bouldery start on a sandstone bulge leads to hard moves on overhanging rock above. Move right to a handjam and a cam placement, then finish on the pocketed, severely overhanging rock above.

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2 Fixe ring anchors

Submitted by: joeforte on 2008-12-11
Views: 724
Route ID: 97353

1 Ascent Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.12c
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: joeforte on 2008-04-30 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars At my limit on TR

This route is real bouldery at the crux. Much harder than other 12b's I've climbed. Placing gear at the crux is super hard, so I have not let it. But soon.....

Added: 2009-04-30