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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting up...

Starting up...

NC : Rumbling Bald : ... : Nuclear Arms (5.10a)

Nov 9, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Was that Trad or not?

Was that Trad or not?

Forums : General Climbing : ... : Post

Aug 28, 2014

Contributed Comments


Location: NC : Ship Rock : Main Tier : Airlie Gardens (5.9)
By: Chris Massey When: Apr 13, 2014

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Comments: Do yourself a favor. Do this route. I have climbed at Ship for years, always opting to climb Linn Cove right next to Airlie. Climbed Airlie for the first time yesterday, and enjoyed it much more that Linn Cove. Definately a contender with Dopey Duck for best 5.9 in NC.

Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Table Rock : Second Stanza (5.8+)
By: Chris Massey When: Sep 21, 2013

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Comments: Climbed White Lighting and Second Stanza back to back last weekend to see for myself. Both great routes, but for my money WL is the better of the two. SS would be better if it got a little more traffic to clean it up. Agree that crux move it at least 9+ or 10-. Clipped, pulled, hung, and then pulled thru.

Location: NC : Little Wilson : Ron Rico (5.10b)
By: Chris Massey When: Sep 9, 2013

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Comments: With a name like Ron Rico you know he has to be slimy. Well he was. Cost me a bail biner. Crux hold covered in a slimy wet film. Dont bother. Just climb Code 3 two times instead.

Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Table Rock : Peek-a-Boo (5.5)
By: Chris Massey When: Oct 22, 2012

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Comments: Did first two pitches with my 14 year old son last Friday. Rapping over the three roofs on the double rope rappel back to top of P1 Jim Dandy ledge definately got his attention. Be careful on that rappel.

Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Table Rock : Skip to My Lou (5.6)
By: Chris Massey When: Oct 22, 2012

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Comments: Definately like this one better than Jim Dandy. Less crowded too.

Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Table Rock : White Lightning (5.8)
By: Chris Massey When: Oct 3, 2012

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Comments: Lead all pitches of the route last weekend. First time in many years. I had forgotton just how good it is. Solid gear and great climbing. Fixed gear was still in place at the top P1. Four pieces that looked solid, along with webbing and a cord with a ring and oval. Nice to not have to build it. Pins at the end of P2 on North Ridge also looked good, if not getting a little old. If you are there and climb 5.8 do this one!

Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: I'm feeling shameful General ClimbingChris Massey2 days ago
re: Whitesides OR Dry Tomorrow?Southern StatesChris Massey5 days ago
Whitesides OR Dry Tomorrow?Southern StatesChris MasseyFeb 6, 2016
re: Linville Gorge WeatherSouthern StatesChris MasseyJan 11, 2016
re: satirical musings about eastern climbersEastern StatesChris MasseyDec 15, 2015
re: Would you use this quick draw? Climbing Gear DiscussionChris MasseyDec 11, 2015
re: Climb day trip thianksgiving wknd Columbia SCSouthern StatesChris MasseyNov 26, 2015
re: Winter climbing in NCSouthern StatesChris MasseyNov 26, 2015
re: Rumbling Bald - Montreat/Family areaSouthern StatesChris MasseyNov 18, 2015
Red Rock Climbing During RR RendezvousGeneral ClimbingChris MasseyNov 16, 2015
re: 5.10 trad routes in the southeastSouthern StatesChris MasseyNov 3, 2015
re: Looking for a partner for Thanksgiving weekend near Linville GorgeSouthern StatesChris MasseyOct 31, 2015
re: What's your gear placement success rate?Trad ClimbingChris MasseyOct 30, 2015
re: Climbing near Raleigh NCEastern StatesChris MasseyOct 28, 2015
re: Where to climb in NC Thursday after the rain? Southern StatesChris MasseyOct 26, 2015
re: Katana lace sizingClimbing Gear DiscussionChris MasseyOct 26, 2015
re: Tagline RappelClimbing Gear DiscussionChris MasseySep 11, 2015
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