GPS: 36.099, -81.782 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Nick Stayner on Nov 16, 2006
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry
Access Issue: Potentially Closed Due to COVID-19 - Please check for closures before going and DO NOT TRESPASS! / 2020 Raptor Closures on the Nantahala-Pisgah LIFTED Details

Description

This composes the main section of Ship Rock. It's what you reach as you walk up the approach trail.

Getting There

The approach trail from the Parkway (see main description) takes you right there.

27 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Main Tier

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 113
Hindu Kush
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 182
Boardwalk
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 120
Borrowed Time
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 71
Airlie Gardens
Trad 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
 27
Fire Point
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 145
Harpoon
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 94
Linn Cove Lullaby
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 62
KB Capers
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 56
BOG Man
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 39
Welcome to Watauga
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
 21
Special Forces
Trad, Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 19
First Flight
Trad 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 64
Anguish of Captain Bligh
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 36
The Broach
Trad 2 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 45
Gumfighter
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Hindu Kush
 113
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Boardwalk
 182
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Borrowed Time
 120
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Airlie Gardens
 71
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Fire Point
 27
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R Trad
Harpoon
 145
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Linn Cove Lullaby
 94
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
KB Capers
 62
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
BOG Man
 56
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Welcome to Watauga
 39
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Special Forces
 21
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad, Sport
First Flight
 19
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Anguish of Captain Bligh
 64
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
The Broach
 36
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 2 pitches
Gumfighter
 45
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
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