Black Bear Buttress Rock Climbing
A sample route at BBB.
This cliff was discovered and exploited in 2005. When viewed from Eagle Rock, it is the third cliff to the left. doesn't look like much from a distance. Looks are deceiving.....
You had better like roofs if you venture here. All routes were put in ground up.
Hike the ridge road, drop down an obscure trail on the right after a big downhill but before it starts up the big incline to Shumont.
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 12.1 miles from here
22 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Black Bear Buttress
Merovingian Line 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b NC
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At the right side of the cliff is a big steep slab. At the left side of the slab is an obvious line. Climb past three bolts to the crack and follow it to a run out section with two far spaced bolts then up to a bolted belay right of a pine tree.The Merovingians were a Frankish dynasty that came to rule the region largely corresponding to ancient Gaul from the mid fifth to the mid eighth century. Merovingians were also claimed to be the descendants of Jesus Christ; this is seen as po...[more] Browse More Classics in NC