Elevation: 996 ft
GPS: 35.17, -81.365 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: russellHOBART on Jun 22, 2012 with improvements by Nicky Woodward and 2 others
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

Directions

Off of I-85 take the Dixon School Rd (exit 5) to the south. Turn left on Bethlehem Rd after 1.5 miles (there is a sign saying "Crowders Mtn Boulder Access"). Take a right on Van Dyke Rd and shortly you will find parking lot.

Access

Fill out a climbing/hiking permit at the ranger station. Don't shirk this. Not only is it a good idea for the state's liability but it shows our numbers as a user group and will help with future issues. Getting to the boulders you can take the ridgeline trailhead at the back of the visitors center or you can walk out of the parking lot, the same when you entered in, and walk up the road to the pedestrian crossing sign that picks up the ridgeline trail and take the trail up and away from the park. Walk up the hill till you see the Boulder Overlook sign and climb away.

Approach


Walk back out of the parking lot down the hill. Go down Van Dyke until you take a left on Bethlehem. You will get to the Ridge Trail crossing and in about 100 yards there is a dirt trail on your right going up the hill(shown in photo). First boulder on your left will be Eye of Zeus. The total approach is probably a quarter mile
Entry to Boulders

Overview Video

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Dixon school east guide
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Dixon school west guide
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93 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Dixon School Boulders

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V1- 5-
 26
Y-Axis
Boulder
V2 5+
 34
Classic Overhang
Boulder
V3 6A
 32
Classic Overhang Direct
Boulder
V3 6A
 36
Snake Jam
Boulder
V3 6A
 21
Galvatron
Boulder
V3 6A
 27
2+2=5
Boulder
V4 6B
 36
Krill
Boulder
V4 6B
 21
Lucifer
Boulder
V4 6B
 16
Classic Arete
Boulder
V4 6B
 13
Which came first?
Boulder
Egg
V5 6C
 16
Venom
Boulder
V6 7A
 6
Zeus Eye
Boulder
V6 7A
 14
Razorburn
Boulder
V7 7A+
 10
Atlas
Boulder
Egg
V8 7B
 15
Dick Cheney
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Y-Axis Y-Axis Boulder
 26
V1- 5- Boulder
Classic Overhang Classic Overhang Boulder
 34
V2 5+ Boulder
Classic Overhang Direct Classic Overhang Boulder
 32
V3 6A Boulder
Snake Jam Snake Jam Boulder
 36
V3 6A Boulder
Galvatron Decepticon Boulder
 21
V3 6A Boulder
2+2=5 George Orwell Boulder
 27
V3 6A Boulder
Krill Whale's Head Boulder
 36
V4 6B Boulder
Lucifer Hell Boulder
 21
V4 6B Boulder
Classic Arete Missing Boulder
 16
V4 6B Boulder
Which came first? Egg
 13
V4 6B Boulder
Venom Snake Jam Boulder
 16
V5 6C Boulder
Zeus Eye Zeus Eye Boulder
 6
V6 7A Boulder
Razorburn Incinerator Boulder
 14
V6 7A Boulder
Atlas Egg
 10
V7 7A+ Boulder
Dick Cheney Hell Boulder
 15
V8 7B Boulder
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