This secluded west facing wall receives morning shade, PM sun.
30-45 minute approach. It is located high in the gully right and slightly below the Wall of Solitude or left and below Hickory Nut Cracker. To get there, hike 100 yards past the terraces boulder filed, then hike 300 yards up the gully with a drainage on your left.
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Fresh Step 5.6 PG13 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Curiosity Corner 5.6 Trad, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Octopussy 5.8 PG13 Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 190 feet
The Cat's Meow 5.9 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90 feet
French Feline 5.10 Trad, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Nine Lives 5.11a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 130 feet
Featured Route For Tail of the Cat Area
Fresh Step 5.6 PG13 NC : Rumbling Bald : Tail of the Cat Area
Nice friction climbing that feels more like Stone Mountain than Rumbly. Make crimpy moves off the ground leading to a white pod with a tcu placement. From here, move left for run out but fun climbing or opt for the scaredy cat way (as I did), and move right around a moss pad on easy terrain for a bolt. Continue past great friction, a # 2 cam, another bolt, then right to the heady traverse into the Curiosity Corner. Plug a #3 cam in the corner and head for the tree slings. Note: at th...[more] Browse More Classics in NC