Elevation: 3,077 ft
GPS: 36.008, -81.836 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Steve Lineberry on Feb 5, 2020
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry

Description

All climbing northeast of Asheville.

Getting There

Most of the climbing is located between Boone and Morganton.

710 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Northern Mountains Region

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 270
The Prow
Trad 4 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 260
North Ridge
Trad 3 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 288
The Mummy
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 355
The Daddy
Trad 5 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 198
Maginot Line
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 186
Edge of a Dream
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 208
Boardwalk
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 191
White Lightning
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 91
Paradise Alley
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 81
Construction Job
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 190
Dopey Duck
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 79
Airlie Gardens
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 109
Linn Cove Lullaby
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 113
Straight and Narrow
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 81
Built to Tilt
Trad 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Prow Linville Gorge > Amphitheater
 270
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 4 pitches
North Ridge Linville Gorge > Table Rock
 260
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 3 pitches
The Mummy Linville Gorge > Amphitheater
 288
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 3 pitches
The Daddy Linville Gorge > Amphitheater
 355
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 5 pitches
Maginot Line Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 198
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Edge of a Dream Ship Rock > Upper Tier
 186
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Boardwalk Ship Rock > Main Tier
 208
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
White Lightning Linville Gorge > Table Rock
 191
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Paradise Alley Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 91
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Construction Job Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 81
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Dopey Duck Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 190
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Airlie Gardens Ship Rock > Main Tier
 79
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Linn Cove Lullaby Ship Rock > Main Tier
 109
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Straight and Narrow Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 113
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Built to Tilt Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 81
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
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