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Practice Wall

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L to R R to L Alpha
Another Brick in the Wall TR 
Black Flag TR 
Black Flag Direct T,S,TR 
Brick in the Wall TR 
Burn Crack T 
Gastonia Crack T,TR 
Heady Areteddy T,TR 
Klingon Traverse T,S,TR 
Mike's Crack T,TR 
Playground T,TR 
Slimebelly Snakeass Sodhole Skunkpie T 
So It Goes T 
Unknown (Right of So It Goes) T,TR 
Wall, The T,TR 

Practice Wall  

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Location: 35.23235, -81.27513 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: EricD on Feb 1, 2008


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Practice Wall 1)Black Flag (5.10d) 2)Heady Areted...


The Practice Wall is a good place for top-roping. It's also a good place for large groups of people (climbers and hikers alike). This is not a place to find seclusion, however, it is a good place to warm-up. The rock sees lots of climbers, so most of the loose stuff has bee removed leaving some high-quality rock. This cliff sees sun until mid-afternoon.

Getting There 

This is the easiest area to find since the trail ends right on top of it (literally). to access the bottom, follow the social trail to the right.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.0 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Practice Wall:
Gastonia Crack   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
The Wall   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
Burn Crack   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Another Brick in the Wall   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     TR, 80'   
Brick in the Wall   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Burn Crack 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  NC : Crowders Mountain : ... : Practice Wall
Boulder up the powerful overhanging opening moves to some finger jugs at the base of the crack. Do a couple jam moves and mantle up on a small ledge. Only a few more face moves separate you from the top. Walk off. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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By FlyHigh
Jul 9, 2014
Watch out for falling objects. A lot of kids throwing things.
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