Elevation: 2,288 ft
GPS: 35.338, -82.607 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 south and west of Asheville.

Getting There

Most of the climbing is near Lake Lure, Brevard and Cashiers

1,201 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Southern Mountains Region

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 90
Crescent Crack
Boulder
V4 6B
 90
Dime Crack
Boulder
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 328
Fruit Loops
Trad 2 pitches
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 216
Sundial Crack
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 338
The Nose
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 145
Comatose
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 150
Gemini Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 170
Rat's Ass
Trad 3 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 198
Frosted Flake
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 89
Titties & Beer (aka "World's Ha…
Trad 5 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 136
The Seal
Trad 4 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b A2
 80
Invisible Airwaves
Trad, Aid 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 77
The Womb
Trad 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 138
Shredded Wheat
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
 74
Original Route (aka Gom Jabber)
Trad 10 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Crescent Crack Rumbling Bald > … > W Side Boulders > Devil Boulder
 90
V2 5+ Boulder
Dime Crack Rumbling Bald > … > Trailside Area > Trailside Boulder
 90
V4 6B Boulder
Fruit Loops Rumbling Bald > Cereal Buttress
 328
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Sundial Crack Looking Glass Rock > Nose Area
 216
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad 4 pitches
The Nose Looking Glass Rock > Nose Area
 338
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Comatose Rumbling Bald > Comatose Area
 145
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Gemini Crack Looking Glass Rock > S Side
 150
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Rat's Ass Looking Glass Rock > S Side
 170
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Frosted Flake Rumbling Bald > Cereal Buttress
 198
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Titties & Beer (aka "World… Looking Glass Rock > Sun Wall
 89
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
The Seal Looking Glass Rock > N Side
 136
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Invisible Airwaves Looking Glass Rock > N Side
 80
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b A2 Trad, Aid 3 pitches
The Womb Looking Glass Rock > N Side
 77
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
Shredded Wheat Rumbling Bald > Cereal Buttress
 138
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Original Route (aka Gom Jab… Whiteside Mountain > Southeast Face
 74
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad 10 pitches
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