Elevation: 1,154 ft
GPS: 35.554, -84.991 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: American Dankster on Oct 8, 2010 with improvements by Jesse James
Admins: saxfiend, Brad "Stonyman" Killough

Description

This south facing cliff offers mainly 5.12 sport climbing on high quality stone. The white rock is smooth to the eye but somehow very very sticky for the hands and shoes. The main section of the wall is unique with sloppers, handjams, and sidepulls on face climbs. There are also some classic cracks so bring a rack too.

Getting There

Take HWY 27 North to Dayton and turn left at second red light, which will be north 378 (South Market street) about .4 of a mile and turn left on Delaware Ave (just across from Robinson Manufacturing Co.). After turning left on Delaware Ave follow it for approx. a mile and cross hwy 30 and continue on for 1.3 miles and you will see small white church on right called Bethel Holiness church, entrance on left. Look for Laurel-Snow sign. Follow gravel road to parking lot and you will see the trail head and Kiosk.
Now hike along the wide trail next to the kiosk. Look at the map too. This hike is roughly 45-60min but not brutal at all. You will hike straight on flat ground for the majority. Then you will see a brown sign to cut 'right, back and uphill' to laurel/snow. Follow uphill and you will see another brown sign to split snow and laruel. Follow the laurel falls arrow through giant boulders and swichbacks all the way up to the cliff.

The routes are 100yd+ left of the falls. Once you see the falls, follow the trail left until you stand below bolts and cracks.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Laurel Falls

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 11
Monkey Boy
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 7
The Last Boy Scout
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 3
Monkey Mon
Sport
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 3
Annie Sprinkles Christmas
Sport
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
 4
Cracker Jack Kid
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Monkey Boy
 11
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Last Boy Scout
 7
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Monkey Mon
 3
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Annie Sprinkles Christmas
 3
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Cracker Jack Kid
 4
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport
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