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|Type:||Trad, 170 ft (52 m), 3 pitches|
|FA:||Tom Howard, Jim Downs (1978-79)|
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|Shared By:||Stephen Felker on Dec 1, 2009 · Updates|
|Admins:||Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry|
Shortoff Mountain North: All climbing routes, cliff rim, and campsites within the red band marked on the map are closed to entry. No foot traffic or camping above or below the cliff in this section. Contact the USFS for more details: 828 652 2144.
NC Wall/Apricot Buttress/The Camel: On the NC Wall, all routes between and including Tightrope and Bumblebee Buttress are closed. Apricot Buttress and The Camel are closed.
Bynum Bluff: All routes are closed.
Pitch 2: Pull the large roof right of the belay (crux); traverse up and right to a small ledge and belay.
Pitch 3: Continue up and right to the top.
"Protection: This route takes a wide variety of gear.
First Pitch: nuts and small to medium cams
Second Pitch: long sling for the roof, blue tcu,
double BD #.75
Third Pitch: larger cams up to BD #2
Take some long extendable slings.
Due to the nature of the roof move a backpack is not ideal."