Elevation: 2,092 ft
GPS: 36.34, -80.482 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Kristi D on May 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 area is 200 ft. past Devil in the White House. You can see the Arete with Man Overboard and Anchors Away on the large, white quartzite block 80 ft. above the trail. Area is just right of the Little Amphitheater area (which is usually wet).

There are eight routes in this area ranging from 5.6-5.11, toprope and lead.

Getting There

Approach is 13 minutes from the Three Bears Gully. Turn to your left at the bottom of the gully.

6 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Big Arete

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 12
Hunger Strike
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 5
Unknown
TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 58
Smooth Sailing (aka Lloyd Would…
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 18
Man Overboard
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 8
Anchors Away
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Hunger Strike
 12
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Unknown
 5
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Smooth Sailing (aka Lloyd W…
 58
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Man Overboard
 18
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Anchors Away
 8
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
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