Type: Trad, 300 ft (91 m), 2 pitches
FA: P-1 Nathan Brown, rope solo P-2 Nathan Brown & Bill Birbick
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Shared By: nbrown on Nov 30, 2007
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry

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Access Issue: Potentially Closed Due to COVID-19 - Please check for closures before going and DO NOT TRESPASS! / 2020 Raptor Closures on the Nantahala-Pisgah LIFTED Details
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Description

Climb to the first small ledge of Paradise Alley and move right to bolt. Clip bolt (doubles as first bolt on "Paradise Lost, which goes straight up) then move up and right past a brief section of chossy rock. Pull the funky move (old style #4.5 or new style #5 Camalot here is nice) to the crack feature, and follow it through the overhangs and up a slab to belay at small ledge (sling). P-2 Continue straight up the buttress on stellar climbing for almost 200' to a large ledge and belay. P-3 Finish on "Paradise Alley". Note: The second pitch is one of the best 5.9 ropelengths around!

Location

This route climbs the funky orange colored arching crack feature to the right of "Paradise Alley".

Protection

Blue/green hybrid alien is usefull. Old style # 4 Camalot is also usefull. Bring one of the two, or both.

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