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Member Since: Jul 5, 2010
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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Location: AL : Sand Rock
By: Christopher Snipes When: Jul 5, 2010

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Comments: Fun area that's not too far from much of Georgia....about 3 hours from Fort Benning. Lot's to choose from and is a nice area if you can put up with the locals.

I would recommend camping just down the road a bit (perhaps a few hundred meters) from the end of the road to avoid the late night parties that show up.


Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Amphitheater : The Daddy (5.6)
By: Christopher Snipes When: Jul 5, 2010

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Comments: Very fun climb with some of the best views to be had in the east (save for Whiteside Mtn). Last two pitches were the best and made the whole climb. P5 made the climb. I did not like belaying from "the pod" at the top of P4, but the it was a safe belay.... Just me

There was a sling and a biner around a tree about 30 ft up the first pitch. Used it but left it behind. There was also a cam just below the crack on P5. It was pretty frayed, and I payed no attention to it. My partner placed a ... more >>


Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Amphitheater : The Mummy (5.5 PG13)
By: Christopher Snipes When: Jul 5, 2010

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Comments: The worst part of climbing the amphitheater is the Amp Gully trail!!

The Mummy is a great climb and is an enjoyable 5.5 If you have a 60m rope, you should bypass the first belay and move on to the second. It's a bigger ledge and offers some fantastic mid climb views of the gorge and The Prow. From there, you can finish the route. I would definitely recommend the pitch 3 variation and skip the 5.3 lichen covered route.

Climbed it over 4th of July 2010. Very few crowds, nice weather, and go... more >>


Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

The Mummy 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13

NC : Linville Gorge : Amphitheater

The Daddy 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

NC : Linville Gorge : Amphitheater

Contributed Ratings

Name Established Rating Suggested Rating Location

The Daddy

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

NC : Linville Gorge : Amphitheater

The Mummy

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

NC : Linville Gorge : Amphitheater