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
24 Total Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Main Tier:
Hindu Kush 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 180'
Boardwalk 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 130'
Fire Point 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
R Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
KB Capers 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 140'
Harpoon 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
BOG Man 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 110'
First Flight 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 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
Airlie Gardens 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a NC
: Ship Rock
: Main Tier
This could possibly be the best 5.9 in the entire state. It has great movement, tons of exposure, and bomber gear. Both pitches have unique features that are hard to beat anywhere.P1 begins next to a tree in a shallow right facing dihedral. Follow this to a short unprotected face. Continue up to the left side of the arete. Be sure to place the crucial piece of gear here before pulling around. Pull around the sharp arete to the right and up. There is an optional piece of gear out right, bu...[more] Browse More Classics in NC
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