Elevation: 1,943 ft
GPS: 36.34, -80.484 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Chuck Parks on Feb 4, 2008
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 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

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

22 Total Climbs

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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
 81
Crackin' Up
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 101
Mild Mannered Secretary
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 124
Pole Dancing
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 89
Turkey Shoot
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 35
Cow Patty Bingo
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 74
Pump Street
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 51
Born to Crimp
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 48
Henar Lite
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 66
Overhang Hangover
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 48
When Shrimp Learn to Whistle
Sport 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
 20
Blind Prophet Lite
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 22
Arms Control
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a PG13
 33
Mr. Henar
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13
 31
Blind Prophet
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13
 14
Black and Blue Velvet
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Crackin' Up
 81
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Mild Mannered Secretary
 101
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Pole Dancing
 124
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Turkey Shoot
 89
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Cow Patty Bingo
 35
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Pump Street
 74
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Born to Crimp
 51
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Henar Lite
 48
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Overhang Hangover
 66
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
When Shrimp Learn to Whistle
 48
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport 2 pitches
Blind Prophet Lite
 20
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13 Sport
Arms Control
 22
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Mr. Henar
 33
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a PG13 Sport
Blind Prophet
 31
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13 Sport
Black and Blue Velvet
 14
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13 Sport
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