Type: Trad, 400 ft, 2 pitches
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Jeff Mekolites on Jan 2, 2015
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
Access Issue: Falcon Nest near Fathom Details

Description

P1 - Climb up the crack/flake eventually working right past two bolts. Continue face climbing/slabbing past a bolt and a bolt right at a mossy ledge. Build a belay at a horizontal with medium to large gear when you run out of rope. You will be about 20 feet shy of a pine tree (Peter Young Tree) - or simul to the tree. P2 - Climb up the featured slab/watergroove past a couple of bolts and some gear to a bolted belay. (This pitch may be wet)

Descent - rap to the anchors down and right on Shimer Down at the top of 2nd pitch and continue 2 more raps to the ground. See topo.

Location

Shared start with Laurel's Snake Dike - Behind a tree at at flake/crack system. About 20 left left of Shimer Down.

Protection

Some bolts and a standard Laurel Rack.

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