Elevation: 3,973 ft
GPS: 36.098, -81.772 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Aaron Parlier on Jul 15, 2016
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
Access Issue: COVID 19 UPDATE: PLEASE FOLLOW THE ADVICE OF THE ACCESS FUND, AMERICAN ALPINE CLUB, STATE AND NATIONAL PARKS, AND OTHERS BY NOT COMING TO THE DUMP DURING THIS HEALTH CRISIS Details

Description

Select routes and boulders at The Dump:

"The Dump recieves lots of sun, making it a great winter destination. It also has probably the best concentration of sport routes in the NC High Country. That being said, you may find lots of people here. They'll probably be concentrated on a small handful of routes, though. The metamorphic sandstone lends itself to nice edges, pockets, and other faceholds. There's a good mix of steep and slabby routes at a variety of difficulties."

Getting There

The Dump is roadside off of Highway 221 between Blowing Rock and Linville. Coming from Blowing Rock, look for a large dirt parking lot on the left just past the Avery/Caldwell county line sign. Leave your car and hike up the obvious trail to the cliff (about 2 minutes).

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Dump

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V4 6B
 7
Black Fly // Druid Arête
Boulder
V5 6C
 8
Reed Roof
Boulder
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 82
Is This How You Clip? AKA: Doug…
Sport, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 114
Homegrown
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 69
Vermin
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 61
Dimpsty Dumpster
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 54
Dancing with the Pope
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 92
Voodoo Child
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 35
Boyz “N” Barry D
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a X
 32
Warpin Endorphin
Trad, TR
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 35
Fry Cleaned
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a PG13
 3
Here Comes the Rain
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 44
Unwritten Law
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13
 6
Tiers for Allah
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 9
Ride the Lightning
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Black Fly // Druid Arête Dump (Boulders) > Druid Boulder
 7
V4 6B Boulder
Reed Roof Dump (Boulders) > Black Magic Boulder
 8
V5 6C Boulder
Is This How You Clip? AKA:… Dump (Routes)
 82
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport, TR
Homegrown Dump (Routes)
 114
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Vermin Dump (Routes)
 69
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Dimpsty Dumpster Dump (Routes)
 61
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Dancing with the Pope Dump (Routes)
 54
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Voodoo Child Dump (Routes)
 92
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Boyz “N” Barry D Dump (Routes)
 35
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Warpin Endorphin Dump (Routes)
 32
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a X Trad, TR
Fry Cleaned Dump (Routes)
 35
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Here Comes the Rain Dump (Routes)
 3
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a PG13 Sport
Unwritten Law Dump (Routes)
 44
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Tiers for Allah Dump (Routes)
 6
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13 Sport
Ride the Lightning Dump (Routes)
 9
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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