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Dirty Rotten Pig      

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  - 08 Central Tablelands (inc. The Blue Mountains)
    - 04. Katoomba (incl. Echo Pt, Narrowneck areas, Pulpit Hill areas)
      - 06. Boars Head / Rhum Du
        - Shandy Area
Grade:19 (consensus)
FA:Ness, Mikl, Jody POwellFA Date:2006-03-00
Author:BreezyEntry Date:2006-11-11
Start:Rap as for Shandy, follow trail at bottom and look for the U\'s up the arete.
Description:3 Pitch Sport route, 19, 19. 17 ?. A bit chossy / loose in spots but lots of steel to keep you safe :) Will clean up with time / ascents. Photo topo and further info found here:
Pitch 1:40m 19 (consensus from 14 ascents; FA grade: 19)
Nice climbing.
Pitch 2:25m 19 (consensus from 14 ascents; FA grade: 19)
Step down and left to arete, move onto rocking block (carefully), up wall.
Pitch 3:35m 17 (consensus from 14 ascents; FA grade: 17)
Death by ironstone, there are many U's. :)


One of the U bolts on 3rd pitch has cracking rock around top leg.warning2012-01-07

Recent Ascents

Richo1981P1Dirty Rotten Pigsecond (clean)192012-02-11
Richo1981P2Dirty Rotten PigTough number when no chalk can be seen.onsight192012-02-11
Richo1981P3Dirty Rotten PigIron stone galoresecond (clean)172012-02-11
eijkelP1Dirty Rotten Pigonsight2012-01-12
eijkelP2Dirty Rotten Pigsecond (clean)2012-01-12
eijkelP3Dirty Rotten Pigonsight2012-01-12
mattbrooksP1Dirty Rotten Pigfree2011-01-17
mattbrooksP2Dirty Rotten Pigfree2011-01-17
mattbrooksP3Dirty Rotten Pigfree2011-01-17
bennymP1Dirty Rotten Pigonsight2011-01-13
bennymP2Dirty Rotten Pigonsight2011-01-13
bennymP3Dirty Rotten Pigonsight2011-01-13
markP1Dirty Rotten Pigfree2010-03-20
markP2Dirty Rotten Pigfree2010-03-20
markP3Dirty Rotten Pigfree2010-03-20
glenn_9P1Dirty Rotten Pigfree2010-02-03
glenn_9P2Dirty Rotten Pigfree2010-02-03
glenn_9P3Dirty Rotten Pigfree2010-02-03
bbearP1Dirty Rotten Pigsecond (clean)2010-01-08
bbearP2Dirty Rotten Pigsecond (clean)2010-01-08
bbearP3Dirty Rotten Pigfree2010-01-08
dangerP1Dirty Rotten Pigsecond (clean)192009-12-05
todd.sonP1Dirty Rotten Pigonsight2009-12-05
dangerP2Dirty Rotten PigChop up for the cave. Smokeo. onsight192009-12-05
todd.sonP2Dirty Rotten Pigsecond (clean)2009-12-05

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