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Submitted By: nbrown on Jul 23, 2012
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Description 

With a short approach and a few steep lines, this area is worth the sub 5 minute approach for a quick fix.

Getting There 

Walk the paved path to the overlook. Just shy of the overlook, turn left and follow the path down and around into a gully to the bottom.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.8 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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Sean starting P-1

Friday The 13th 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  NC : Linville Gorge : ... : Overlook area
This is a fun steep route that is novel as it tops out directly at one of the overlook spots. The rock is pretty good but can seem a bit dirty at times. The second pitch was re-bolted to make it safer - there was ledge fall potential above the crux during the first several ascents.P-1 Climb past a large cam #4 to a line of 3 bolts that lead to a ledge for an optional belay at bolts. P-2 Boulder up and right past 3 bolts to another ledge and belay out right at bolts (shared anchor). Not...[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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