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Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry
History (Admin Only): Aaron Parlier approved this area Jan 29, 2019
NC Wall- All climbing routes between and including Tightrope and Bumblebee Buttress are closed.
Shortoff Mountain- All climbing between and including C.O. to and including Paradigm Shift are closed.
For questions contact USFS Grandfather Ranger District: 828-652-2144
For more information visit:
or Contact USFS Wildlife Biologist Sheryl Bryan. firstname.lastname@example.org
The rock is quartzite, and typically low angle. There aren't many parallel sided cracks here, and routes can wander so route finding can be an issue. Of course, this make Linville an ideal place for beginning multi-pitch leaders to cut their teeth. The plethora of easier routes combined with some foreseeable challenges create an atmosphere of learning.
Having said that, it is also important to note that despite the easy grade of many of the routes at Table and Linville, they are still rock routes and are affected by the same factors as any other rock climbing route. It is advisable to wear a helmet at all times. Don't count on belay stations to be fixed. Know your route.
Linville is a fantastically beautiful place, with great exposure and lots of fun routes.
Classic Climbing Routes at Linville Gorge
Days w Precip