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:
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'
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
Welcome to Watauga 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c NC
: Ship Rock
: Main Tier
This is the last popular route on the main tier (heading uphill) before reaching Harpoon. P1: 5.10 b/c. Start underneath a flake that often seeps and is capped by some steep terrain and then large roof. Climb some easy ground up to a stance underneath the large flake. Clip a fixed stopper and start railing out the horizontal on top of the flake. Mantel up onto the face and climb some steep jugs to the fixed anchor at about 70 feet. P2: Either set up a hanging belay from the fixed anchors or i...[more] Browse More Classics in NC