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GPS: 36.3979, -80.2917
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Shared By: S Tart on Dec 6, 2014
Admins: Steve Lineberry, Aaron Parlier

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This is a small climbing area located just to the climbers right of the lookout tower descent gully, between the amphitheater and the Central Wall. It is broken into two sections that are about 100' apart: Razors Edge Arete and Dog and Pony Wall.
Razors Edge Arete is an obvious feature just off the main trail. The longest established route here, Relapse, is located on the inside right face of the arete.
Dog and Pony is a small tucked away area, located 30' above the base of the cliff and 100' right of the arete.

All of the climbing in this area is short, steep and powerful and should be taken seriously as the business tends to start quickly and close to the ground.

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From the amphitheater, walk past the tower descent trail/gully and the first feature you'll come to on your left will be the overhaung arete. Another 100' down the trail and 30' up from the base of the cliff will be the Dog and Pony wall. Boulder straight up to the wall or walk up the tower descent trail and skirt the cliff top to scamper down a slab to the base of the buttress. Neither one is recommended following a rain, as bad run off makes both approaches very hazardous for a few days.

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