Routes in Sunken Treasure
|Apolitical Blues T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Dixie Chicken T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Far Left (unknown) T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Fat Man T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Hey Julia T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b|
|Little Feat (the Stain) T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a|
|Peg Leg T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Powder Keg T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b|
|Sailing Shoes S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13|
|Skin It Back S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Swashbuckler T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a|
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DescriptionAnother fun little crag on 221 just below the parkway. The walls face west and has tree coverage to keep the walls cool all day, but it is still the best in the morning. The easy and short approach along with proximity of all the routes surely make this wall a destination area if your cragging on 221. It is rare that you will see another person up there, but there is a bit of road noise. All the routes require a little bit of gear. A standard single rack of cams, or just a set of tri-cams is all that is typically needed. One route in particular will take ballnutz or small brass.
Getting ThereFrom the intersection of 221 and the Blue Ridge Parkway (near Grandfather Mountain), drive north towards Blowing Rock for a few miles until you see a row of wooden posts on the downhill side of the road. This is the parking area. Walk back up the road south for a few hundred feet towards Grandfather Mountain until you see a small wash/gully on the uphill side of the road. Just after the gully, walk up the hill and wind through the rhodos bearing slightly to the left. The overall time to get to the cliff from the car should be less the 5 minutes!
Classic Climbing Routes at Sunken Treasure
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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