The route "Spanish Bombs" at Pilot Mountain NC


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Emily Taylor · Jul 20, 2016 · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jul 2015 · Points: 0
Hello!

Does anyone know the location of the route "Spanish Bombs" at Pilot Mountain in North Carolina? Erica Lineberry's guide book "Carolina Rocks" makes mention of the route as a landmark for finding the start of another route. I can't actually seem to find any other mention of the route "Spanish Bombs" anywhere on Mountain Project or in the old Kelly guide book on Pilot Mountain. Does anyone know anything about this route?

Thanks!

squirrelmaster · Jul 20, 2016 · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jul 2016 · Points: 10
Maybe ask the Western Carolina Climbing Association Facebook group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/wcclimbers/

Good luck!

Benandstuff · Jul 20, 2016 · Winston-Salem, NC · Joined Apr 2015 · Points: 193
There is actually a mention of it on here, near identical to the Lineberry guide. I am pretty sure the book took its description from MP:

http://www.mountainproject.com/v/skull--bones/108338027

Roughly 100 feet right of this is an arete, the right side of which contains "Look Before You Leak", and I assume Spanish Bombs is the left side. But that also might be "Bloodmobile", which is another climb I have not located in that area of Pilot.

If you have been there recently, or have internet access at Pilot, matching pictures with some of these routes from Lloyd's old site may help

Crushin Prussian · Jul 29, 2016 · carrboro, nc · Joined May 2013 · Points: 220
Spanish Bombs / Old Trad Route is a better climb than Skull and Bones.

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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