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Routes in Amphitheater

Arms Control S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Black and Blue Velvet S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c PG13
Blind Prophet S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13
Blind Prophet Lite S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
Born to Crimp S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Buzzard's Breath TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Cow Patty Bingo T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Crackin' Up T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Dihedral Route T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Henar Lite S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
I'm Flyin' TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Mild Mannered Secretary S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Mr. Henar S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a PG13
Overhang Hangover S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pole Dancing S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Pump Street S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Single Handed Sailor S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Surry County Ethics T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Syzygy T,S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Too Old to Rock and Roll TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Turkey Shoot S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
When Shrimp Learn to Whistle S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Type: TR
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Martin Jacaruso on Aug 1, 2009
Admins: Ryan Williams, Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry

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Description

The face next to the vegetated dihedral.

Location

On the left side of the amphitheater.

Protection

Natural anchors.

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Benandstuff
Winston-Salem, NC
  5.9-
Benandstuff   Winston-Salem, NC
  5.9-
I am going to differ with the previous commenter. Yes the belay is in the trail, and yes the top anchors will swing you into a dihedral. The lower section of this climb is still a blast though, going from flake to flake as you work up various short cracks to the ledge above. The crux is topping onto the ledge, and the optional finish is the same overhanging one used for "I'm Flyin'" Jun 16, 2015
Rmsyll
Winston-Salem, NC
Rmsyll   Winston-Salem, NC
'Too Old' is not in the Amphitheater, it makes a corner with the left end of the left side of the Amphitheater area. The crack to its left, 'I'm Flyin', is not nearly so neat as to be called a dihedral; and as a crack/chimney is quite difficult. 'Too Old' has trees on a ledge above, but will not hang the rope over the face, it will fall toward the crack, as you will on the swing. The belay will block Lower Ledge Springs Trail, with no place for extra equipment or waiting people. Rock is poor quality, too. Understandably, no one climbs it, even when the cliff is very crowded. As Jeff Dillon says, "Keep walking." Feb 12, 2011