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Elevation: 3,076 ft
GPS: 36.00765, -81.83629
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Shared By: Steve Lineberry on Feb 5, 2020
Admins: Steve Lineberry, Aaron Parlier

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All climbing northeast of Asheville.

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Most of the climbing is located between Boone and Morganton.

751 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.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 296
North Ridge
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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 321
The Mummy
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 401
The Daddy
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 229
Maginot Line
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 221
Edge of a Dream
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 235
Boardwalk
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 213
White Lightning
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 97
Paradise Alley
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 85
Construction Job
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 211
Dopey Duck
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 87
Airlie Gardens
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 119
Linn Cove Lullaby
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 121
Straight and Narrow
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5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 89
Built to Tilt
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 79
Lost in Space
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
North Ridge Linville Gorge > Table Rock
 296
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 3 pitches
The Mummy Linville Gorge > Amphitheater
 321
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 3 pitches
The Daddy Linville Gorge > Amphitheater
 401
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 5 pitches
Maginot Line Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 229
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Edge of a Dream Ship Rock > Upper Tier
 221
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Boardwalk Ship Rock > Main Tier
 235
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
White Lightning Linville Gorge > Table Rock
 213
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Paradise Alley Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 97
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Construction Job Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 85
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Dopey Duck Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 211
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Airlie Gardens Ship Rock > Main Tier
 87
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Linn Cove Lullaby Ship Rock > Main Tier
 119
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Straight and Narrow Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 121
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Built to Tilt Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 89
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Lost in Space Linville Gorge > Hawksbill Mtn > Main Wall
 79
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
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