This composes the main section of Ship Rock. It's what you reach as you walk up the approach trail.
The approach trail from the Parkway (see main description) takes you right there.
Weather station 1.9 miles from here
25 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Main Tier
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Tier:
Boardwalk 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 130'
Hindu Kush 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 180'
Fire Point 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
R Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Harpoon 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
KB Capers 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 140'
BOG Man 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 110'
First Flight 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 150'
Revival 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
R Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Gumfighter 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
The Broach 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, 2 pitches, 140'
The Link 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Main Tier
Gumfighter 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a NC
: Ship Rock
: Main Tier
I think the Gumfighter is one of the prettiest lines around. It was certainly my favorite at Ship Rock, and Ship Rock remains one of my all-time favorite crags; so what more can I say. Dont be put off by the rating because a top rope can easily be set up by climbing its neighbor; Borrowed Time. It is also very easy to find because of where it is located; immediately to the right of Borrowed Time.Crank up through a roof, passing a fixed pin, to where a bolt is enco...[more] Browse More Classics in NC