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Elevation: 1,943 ft 592 m
GPS: 36.34013, -80.48401
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Shared By: Chuck Parks on Feb 4, 2008
Admins: Steve Lineberry, Aaron Parlier

Description Suggest change

This large stone amphitheater is capped by a horizontal roof system. It offers both sport and trad leads in a wide range of difficulty from 5.7 to 5.13.

Getting There Suggest change

After descending the Three Bears gully, turn left and walk about 5 minutes until you see the Amphitheater.

24 Total Climbs

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Location: 08. Amphitheater Change
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Classic Climbing Routes at Amphitheater

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 122
Crackin' Up
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 130
Mild Mannered Secretary
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 216
Pole Dancing
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 124
Turkey Shoot
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 52
Cow Patty Bingo
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 127
Pump Street
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 79
Born to Crimp
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 68
Henar Lite
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 101
Overhang Hangover
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 67
When Shrimp Learn to Whistle
Sport 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
 34
Blind Prophet Lite
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 42
Arms Control
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a PG13
 52
Mr. Henar
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13
 44
Blind Prophet
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 19
Black and Blue Velvet
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Crackin' Up
 122
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Mild Mannered Secretary
 130
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Pole Dancing
 216
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Turkey Shoot
 124
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Cow Patty Bingo
 52
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Pump Street
 127
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Born to Crimp
 79
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Henar Lite
 68
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Overhang Hangover
 101
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
When Shrimp Learn to Whistle
 67
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport 2 pitches
Blind Prophet Lite
 34
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13 Sport
Arms Control
 42
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Mr. Henar
 52
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a PG13 Sport
Blind Prophet
 44
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13 Sport
Black and Blue Velvet
 19
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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