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.

673 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
 254
The Prow
Trad 4 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 244
North Ridge
Trad 3 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 260
The Mummy
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 325
The Daddy
Trad 5 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 188
Maginot Line
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 177
Edge of a Dream
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 193
Boardwalk
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 178
White Lightning
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 88
Paradise Alley
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 78
Construction Job
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 176
Dopey Duck
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 73
Airlie Gardens
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 100
Linn Cove Lullaby
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 108
Straight and Narrow
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 72
Built to Tilt
Trad 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Prow Linville Gorge > Amphitheater
 254
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 4 pitches
North Ridge Linville Gorge > Table Rock
 244
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 3 pitches
The Mummy Linville Gorge > Amphitheater
 260
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 3 pitches
The Daddy Linville Gorge > Amphitheater
 325
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 5 pitches
Maginot Line Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 188
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Edge of a Dream Ship Rock > Upper Tier
 177
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Boardwalk Ship Rock > Main Tier
 193
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
White Lightning Linville Gorge > Table Rock
 178
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Paradise Alley Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 88
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Construction Job Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 78
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Dopey Duck Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 176
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Airlie Gardens Ship Rock > Main Tier
 73
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Linn Cove Lullaby Ship Rock > Main Tier
 100
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Straight and Narrow Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 108
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Built to Tilt Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain
 72
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
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