Elevation: 1,525 ft
GPS: 38.814, -79.282 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: wes calkins on Oct 13, 2014
Admins: Ladd Raine, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones
Today
78°F - 62°F 26°C - 17°C
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84°F - 63°F 29°C - 17°C
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82°F - 59°F 28°C - 15°C
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85°F - 64°F 29°C - 18°C
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84°F - 63°F 29°C - 17°C
Memorial Day
81°F - 59°F 27°C - 15°C

Description

Somewhat magical place that holds lots of adventures for those willing to put it in the wind.

Getting There

Located off Highway 220 on Smoke hole canyon rd. in between the town of Franklin and Petersburg.

48 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Smoke Hole Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 7
5.8+ Arete
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 10
Guide's 8
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
 5
Zendo
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Castles Made Of Sand
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Pockets Full of Sunshine
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
Hawk
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Hummingbird
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Never Ending Story
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Nine In The Corner
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Guide's 10b
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Carpe Diem
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 4
Guide's 10 (George's Dilemma)
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 3
Black Hanger
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 4
Guide's 11
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
5.8+ Arete Guide Wall > Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 7
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Guide's 8 Guide Wall > Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 10
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Zendo Guide Wall > Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 5
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Sport
Castles Made Of Sand Entrance Walls.
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Pockets Full of Sunshine Guide Wall > Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Hawk Guide Wall > Ninja Wall
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Hummingbird Guide Wall > Ninja Wall
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Never Ending Story Guide Wall > Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Nine In The Corner Guide Wall > Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Guide's 10b Guide Wall > Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Carpe Diem Guide Wall > Ninja Wall
 5
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Guide's 10 (George's Dilemma) Guide Wall > Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 4
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Black Hanger Guide Wall > Ninja Wall
 3
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Guide's 11 Guide Wall > Sunshine Wall (Guide…
 4
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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Make sure to pick up a copy of M. Gray's "A Climber's Guide to Smoke Hole Canyon." Feb 24, 2015
TyrelJ
Alexandria, VA
TyrelJ   Alexandria, VA
If you couldn't get a copy of Mike's guide, or even if you did, check out his newly released rakkup guide for the Long Branch and Guide Walls areas in Smoke Hole Canyon rakkup.com/guidebooks/smoke… Oct 4, 2016