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Steep and exciting slabbing on Hog Wall, and great nubbin-pinching on the 'Rock in a Sock' boulder nearby.

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Descent notes

Trad belay then walk off to the right.

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Step off a boulder just left of 'Hog Wall' proper and clip the first bolt, then up the face and crack past another bolt. Trad belay.

FA: David Jenkins, Neil Montgomery & Mike Law-Smith, 1988

The chimney above the path between 'Pigs on the Wing' and 'Swine Fever'.

FA: Lincoln Hall & John Eiseman, 1974

The left-hand line on the metallic 'Hog Wall'. A bouldery start, then hard moves past a bolt followed by easier climbing past another to the top. Trad belay.

FA: Mike Peck, Peter Fisk, John Carlson & John Wood, 1984

Good granite wall climbing up the central line on 'Hog Wall'. Up the brushed wall past two bolts. Trad belay.

FA: John Carlson & Peter Fisk, 1984

No ethics police, but plenty of bolts! Run it out up the wall two metres right of 'Porky Boys' past three bolts. Trad belay.

FA: Craig Kentwell & Alan Caldwell, 1987

Up the right-hand cleaned strip on 'Hog Wall', clipping a bolt. Trad belay.

FA: Mike Peck & John Carlson, 1984

On a free-standing boulder to the South of Hog Wall, visible over the scrub are a few lines

The left of two climbs on the blunt boulder beside Hog's Wall.

FA: Chris Warner, 2008

Right of 'Rock in a Sock'. Start by stepping off the boulder. Easiest to climb RIAS first and rap to the starting position.

FA: Chris Warner, 2008

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