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Master of Puppets Area Rock Climbing 

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This is Henson Canyon proper. A huge steep wall lines the side of it, but it is mostly covered in thick lichen. The downstream end gets afternoon sun, and is therefore lichen free. Master of Puppets climbs this section of the wall, generally following a thin seam. Jim Henson was the master of puppets!

Getting There 

Follow the pink flags

Climbing Season

For the Linville Gorge area.

Weather station 8.8 miles from here

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Master of Puppets 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  NC : Linville Gorge : ... : Master of Puppets Area
This route features some hard mixed climbing in an amazing setting. A semi-hanging belay over a waterfall is mandatory. The rock might still be mildly dirty at times on the easier sections, but will obviously improve with any sort of traffic (as opposed to none). Really cool Linville Gorge experience overall.Start by carefully traversing out the boulder that overhangs the waterfall to a 2-bolt anchor. Climb the face via the obvious weakness past a bolt and gear to the huge roof. Climb out thi...[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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