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Razor's Edge (or the Butter Knife) 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V British: S 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Joseph Brown on Nov 16, 2009
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It's a decent route to escape the crowds and warm up the limbs. Rock is a bit sharp, plenty of holds.

Start left on the pockety face following the bolts up along the arete and then back left a bit up to the rap rings.

Crux, if you want to call it that, is the last move or two below the anchor.


Far, far right of red wall; right along a jutting right-facing arete.


Line of bolts up to a rusty double rap anchor. It's just as easy to top off.

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Red Wall <br /> <br />Ashley Navarro leads <br />Razor's Edge (Butter Knife)(5.6) sport <br /> <br />Crowders Mountain State Park, North Carolina
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Ashley Navarro leads
Razor's Edge (Butte...
Graham Spees on his first sport lead.
Graham Spees on his first sport lead.
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By Chris Whisenhunt
From: Fayetteville, WV
Jan 16, 2012
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b

Good for an intro lead.

By Jimmy Thigpen
May 5, 2012

hey Chris,
it's jimmy and Charles! thanks for the heads up. we'll def have to hit it up one day. later

By Dominic DeMichina
From: Atlanta, GA
May 26, 2012
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b

Nice brand new bolts and closed shuts.

By Michael McClarty
Apr 11, 2013
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- VS 4c

This route actually felt harder to me. you really need to search for the best holds otherwise your cranking the grade up. think 5.6 and search for 5.6 holds