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The Crack House Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: wroy on Oct 10, 2009
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The Crack House starts at the left end of the pic.


The Crack House is a single-pitch cragging area. It's a canyon with two separate walls, the west-facing wall being the steeper and taller of the two, with about 8-10 routes, trad or mixed. The east side has seen the most development, with more than 20 routes, seven of them being sport routes. Like most of the areas at the BSF the Crack House routes stay dry.

Getting There 

The Crack House's west wall starts at the right end of the 911 wall. The trail starts on the east side, the approach is about 10 min. 20 if you can't find the trail and thrash through the bushes.

Climbing Season

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Weather station 7.0 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Patrick Roy With the FFA of Five Fun

Five Fun 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  TN : Big South Fork : The Crack House
After 25 years of climbing with over 100 Fas this was my first sport route.The route stays dry in rain....[more]   Browse More Classics in TN

Photos of The Crack House Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Wes leading a fun corner on the east side.
Wes leading a fun corner on the east side.
Rock Climbing Photo: "Green Elbow"
"Green Elbow"
Rock Climbing Photo: Un-named/unknown corner with aid start.  "Hon...
BETA PHOTO: Un-named/unknown corner with aid start. "Hon...
Rock Climbing Photo: The east side wall.
BETA PHOTO: The east side wall.
Rock Climbing Photo: Box Car Roof (on the far right of the crack house ...
Box Car Roof (on the far right of the crack house ...

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By nbrown
From: western NC
Nov 21, 2012
It would be helpful for organizational purposes to split the crackhouse into east and west (sides).

Also, correction in the above description: The west side (east-facing, not "west-facing") side is the taller and much shadier wall of the two. The east side gets a lot of sunshine in the afternoon.

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