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Bradley Falls

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Boaz S,TR 
Brownian Motion T,S 
Disarmament S 
Hanging Root T,S 
Moby Dick S 
Quality Control T 
Sailing the Seas of Squeeze T,S 
Stem Cell Research S 
Tragedy of The Commons T 
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Bradley Falls  


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Location: 35.2726, -82.2919 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Scott Bolte on Oct 12, 2011
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Description 

Bradley Falls has had a reputation of being dirty and poorly bolted, however it actually harbors a small series of well protected and exciting routes as well as some trad projects (for those daring enough). I would not recommend driving over two hours to get here, but if you are in the area it's a great place to check out!

This is a beautiful area, please LNT!

Driving Directions and Approach 

Off of I-26 take the Saluda Exit. Turn left off of the exit and drive 3 miles until you reach a pull-off parking lot on the left. At the parking lot continue down the obvious trail hugging the the left until you reach a stream. Cross the stream and continue up a hill. Once along the ridge line, veer off the trail at the second left. Hike a steep downhill until you reach a red rope. Climbing area is at the bottom of this trail. There are two sections; one by the falls, one further down stream. 25 min hike in.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.9 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',6],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bradley Falls:
Boaz   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, TR, 90'   
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Featured Route For Bradley Falls
Blue is "Brownian Motion", Yellow "Hanging Root", Red "Sailing the Seas of Squeeze", Green "Tragedy of Commons"

Hanging Root 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13  NC : Bradley Falls
40 feet of easy but mossy climbing followed by 60 feet of technical and pumpy vertical movement. Start at a mossy wall 10 right of Stem Cell on gargoyle holds, run it out on easy terrain until you are parallel with a detached pillar. Plug a cam, then a nut in a small crack, then the climbing follows bolts at great and sustained 5.10. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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By Mike Reardon
Feb 3, 2014
Bring something to dust off the holds here. Beautiful area in need of some love.