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The Southeast Face contains some classic Whitesides Routes. Please see Whitesides page for more information.
To reach the Southeast face, from the parking lot, follow the main loop trail. Follow the (easy to miss) cut off from the main trail through some rhododendron and down a trail/gully to the base of the cliff. Follow the trail along the cliff line to the left.
15 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Southeast Face:
New Diversions 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Trad, 10 pitches, 700'
Original Route (aka Gom Jabber) 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad, 10 pitches, 800'
Traditions 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, 8 pitches, 700'
Bloody Bolts and Brown Trousers 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a A0 Trad, Aid, 8 pitches, 700'
Whippin' Boy 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, 6 pitches, 650'
Arm and Hammer 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport, 7 pitches, 700'
The Matrix 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Trad, Sport, 8 pitches, 800'
Featured Route For Southeast Face
Whippin' Boy 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a NC : Whiteside Mountain : Southeast Face
Probably the best route right of mainline. All the pitches are good and it follows a direct line up the good white rock for a ways. It is well protected except perhaps for a few sections of 5.8 but in classic Doc Bayne style you actually have to free climb the harder parts of the route to get up it. P1: Climb the 5.6 standard variation to the 1st pitch of the OR to the tree.P2: climb straight up past a fixed pin and a hangerless bolt with a rivet hanger to a left facing corner. Continue climb t...[more] Browse More Classics in NC
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