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This route is located in the Southern Region at North 40


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Swine Flew 5.13b (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Bentley Brackett, Kipp Trummel in 2006
Length: 80ft
Bolts: 8 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Hike down through the ravine and up to the other side with help of a hand rope. Tackle the steep arete which hovers above the ravine to reach an intimidating headwall. Reachy.
Moves: Technical
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry:
Owner: Private

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Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Dec 31st, 2006


pigsteak said on March 30th, 2007
PM me if anyone is interested in taking this on as a project..probably gonna be solid 13....
pigsteak said on November 9th, 2007
bentley will send this rig this coming weekend. come watch the show people....
bentley said on November 12th, 2007
Thanks for letting me get on the rig Kipp! Super route! A good reach helps on the headwall! I hope folks will head down and check this one out! It is really unique! Great eye Kipp! So whats the story with the name Swine Flew? This
pigsteak said on November 12th, 2007 know Pigsteak taking the big whippers if he ever dared to touch this route.... truly, Swine Flew.
Anonymous said on May 20th, 2009
how ironic...
Climbingrocks said on July 16th, 2010
Did a hold break right when you pull onto the headwall? Around the sixth bolt? Amazing climb!!
ray said on September 26th, 2010
Great moves up the arĂȘte but gets shut down hard with sparse sloping edges when the headwall starts. I can see a big reach being helpful for sure. Someone like Andrew would have no problems on this route. Did you have problems on this route Andrew? If so you are not a rock climber.
bentley said on April 26th, 2012
I literally jumped to the next hold, crappy left crimp sort of thing and good feet.
chosen1 said on September 25th, 2012
Broke the small left hand crimp at start.....a bit harder now
chosen1 said on October 9th, 2012
A Hidden Gem! Would be 5 stars if it didn't seep at the bottom. Great route Kipp.