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Flackamite/Pirate wall, The 
Sitting Bear Spire 

Sitting Bear Rock Climbing 


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Location: 35.9279, -81.8902 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jacob Cioffoletti on Dec 9, 2010
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Description 

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Getting There 

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Climbing Season

For the Linville Gorge area.

Weather station 6.8 miles from here

23 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',5],['5.11',10],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Sitting Bear

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sitting Bear:
unknown 1   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   The Flackamite/Pirate wall
Somalian Pirate   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   The Flackamite/Pirate wall
Original Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Sitting Bear Spire
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Featured Route For Sitting Bear
Rock Climbing Photo: Short but fun

Ptygmatic 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a  NC : Linville Gorge : ... : The Flackamite/Pirate wall
Named after the impressive geological folds located under the large roof at the anchor. This route climbs the vertical funky face just right of the long dirty major crack system ("Red Lantern"?). Climb underclings and sidepulls past 3 bolts to an anchor under the big roof. A cryptic and bouldery route that is fun once you figure out the sequences. Could probably be climbed in the rain due to the large roof....[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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