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The Balcony Rock Climbing 


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Administrators: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide), Emily Roeben
Submitted By: Chris Carver on Nov 19, 2007
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at the base of Best Seat one recent morning.

Description 

Here is a nice collection of South Clear routes.

Getting There 

Keep following the trail after leaving the Stephen King Library.

Climbing Season



Weather station 18.3 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',4],['5.12',3],['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 The Balcony

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Balcony:
Sky Hook   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Best Seat In The House   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 85'   
Fat Lady Sings   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Nose Bleed Section   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Cheap Seats   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Double Feature   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
General Admission   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Alchemy   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 50'   
Pale Face   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Undertow   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 75'   
Equinox   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 60'   
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Featured Route For The Balcony
Rock Climbing Photo: Best Seat In The House. 5.9+

Best Seat In The House 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  TN : Obed & Clear Creek : ... : The Balcony
Follows the left side of the arete. The crux is at the beginning, and it would probably be a good idea to stick clip the first bolt for the first couple of times you do the route. Easier to go a little around the right at the crux than straight up. The climb gets it's name from the gorgeous view of the Clear Creek and Obed Rivers...[more]   Browse More Classics in TN

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