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Location: North Carolina : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face : Mercury's Lead (5.9 R)
By: Jonathan Dull When: 3 days ago

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Comments: P1 is amazing and super fun face/friction climbing and very exciting (and runout) after the second bolt - I'd recommend plugging a .5 and/or #2 in the small left facing corner after the long run from the second bolt and continue to the bolted anchor on the face. P2 is pretty chill (5.7 slab) but has a ~70' runout between the first and second bolt - while the climbing is never overly difficult, screwing up in the wrong places could have some major con... more >>


Location: North Carolina : Laurel Knob : Fathom Direct (5.10+ R)
By: Jonathan Dull When: Jan 3, 2017

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Comments: This is a great route but has some pretty serious runouts. One should be well seasoned with granite slab and runouts before hopping on this thing - spicy climbing well above pro. Starting on To Have and Not Need provides a great direct start and is well protected; and finishing on Fathom adds some fun groove climbing and more of a "wall" feel. It's also worth noting that several of the pitches can be linked, making doubles useful. Overa... more >>


Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge : Table Rock : What's Up Doc? (5.10+ PG13)
By: Jonathan Dull When: Nov 3, 2016

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Comments: This is a great route and I think the PG13 rating is legit - there are several spots you wouldn't want to blow it while pluggin gear and/or clipping a bolt. 5.10+ also feels pretty legit especially if you're short. A couple .5s and some TCUs would be recommended.


Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge : Amphitheater : The Daddy (5.6)
By: Jonathan Dull When: May 4, 2016

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Comments: @ KyleHeckler - Yes, If the weather is nice you will probably see others in the Amphitheater. Sometimes the route can be crowded and other times empty, luck of the draw really.


Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge : Shortoff Mountain : Straight and Narrow (5.10a)
By: Jonathan Dull When: Mar 7, 2016

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Comments: I've got to agree with what Mike said; an absolute classic with amazing movement and exposure. Bring plenty of slings to climb route in two pitches. Linking the two 5.10 pitches is some of the best climbing I've ever done in NC. Strait up Classic!


Location: North Carolina : Laurel Knob
By: Jonathan Dull When: Mar 7, 2016

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Comments: Per the CCC Laurel Knob Climbing Management Plan, "5.1. All routes must be rappelled to descend; there is no walk-off. The top portion of Laurel Knob is owned by another property owner. Please help us be a good neighbor by rappelling all routes." carolinaclimbers.org/sites/def...

That should answer your question. Be ready to rap.


Location: North Carolina : Laurel Knob : Groover (Gaskin Finish) (5.8)
By: Jonathan Dull When: Mar 7, 2016

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Comments: Per the CCC Laurel Knob Climbing Management Plan, "5.1. All routes must be rappelled to descend; there is no walk-off. The top portion of Laurel Knob is owned by another property owner. Please help us be a good neighbor by rappelling all routes." carolinaclimbers.org/sites/def...

That should answer your question. Be ready to rap.


Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge : Conley Cove : Photo
By: Jonathan Dull When: Jul 2, 2015

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Comments: Is this the long crack that starts a good ways back in the big cave?


Location: North Carolina : Black Mountain Range Alpine... : Left Wishbone (WI3-)
By: Jonathan Dull When: Mar 11, 2015

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Comments: Climbed this route in February after a good snowfall (~8 in) w/ M. Dull. Route was mostly sections of WI2 with some snow trudging in between. You can spice up the difficulty in many sections and climb small steps of WI2+, WI3-. Upper sections involved a bit of mixed shenanigans through fresh powder. This route is very long and many of the "cruxy" sections aren't as easy to copout on as you would think. Definitely don't underestimate this climb and come prepared.


Location: North Carolina : Looking Glass Rock : Nose Area : The Nose (5.8)
By: Jonathan Dull When: Oct 26, 2014

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Comments: While it may be possible to rap on one 70M with a few traversing swings, it's not really recommended unless you have the entire Nose Area to yourself. You'll be swinging in on others parties and just getting in the way. However if you do try to rap on one 70M knot your rope ends! I see folks forgetting to do this simple task all the time!

Overall this route is very classic and a great granite slab and eyebrow climbing experience. I'll climb it again and again! Tricams are nice as mentioned, if... more >>


Location: North Carolina : Looking Glass Rock : North Side : Creatures of Waste (5.10c A3) : Photo
By: Jonathan Dull When: Oct 21, 2014

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Comments: Such an amazing line! This picture really puts this route into perspective. Great shot!


Location: North Carolina : Stone Mountain : Photo
By: Jonathan Dull When: Oct 21, 2014

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Comments: This looks like it may be the P2 belay for No Alternative.


Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge : Shortoff Mountain : Paradise Alley (5.8+) : Photo
By: Jonathan Dull When: Aug 19, 2014

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Comments: Great picture! If I wasn't familiar with Shortoff and this route, I would swear this photo was taken in the Rockies somewhere.


Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge : Shortoff Mountain : Paradise Alley (5.8+) : Photo
By: Jonathan Dull When: Jul 28, 2014

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Comments: This picture was taken by a hiker who later emailed us the picture. This is the start of what was the forth pitch for us; you make a little step over a gap and follow steep jugs to the top out. Maybe we did a different variation of sorts.


Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge : The Camel : Photo
By: Jonathan Dull When: Jul 18, 2014

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Comments: My buddy and I set this up about 3 years ago before the nice new bolts on top of the Camel; and most recently we set up this up in June and my buddy walked the line. I'll post a picture once I dig through some photos.


Location: North Carolina : Rumbling Bald : Cereal Buttress : Unknown 5.8 (splitter hand ... (5.8)
By: Jonathan Dull When: May 9, 2014

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Comments: A splitter line that's for sure! If you're not use to crack climbing this will probably feel more difficult than 5.8. The crux is probably just getting established into the crack off the ledge.


Location: North Carolina : Rumbling Bald : Cereal Buttress : Call of the Wild (5.11b PG13)
By: Jonathan Dull When: May 9, 2014

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Comments: I'm surprised this climb hasn't received better ratings, I thought it was superb (unless I'm confusing this with something else.) Two bolts down low and two bolts up high w/good gear in between. There's also room for several variations in the mid-section of the climb. I thought moving into the finger crack was also really fun. Clipping that first bolt was kind of precarious for a shortly like me. Labeled as Unknown 5.11b in NC Select Climbs.


Location: North Carolina : Rumbling Bald : Comatose Area : Pull the Plug (5.11a/b)
By: Jonathan Dull When: May 9, 2014

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Comments: The guidebook shows the original finish moving left to the Comatose roof after the thin face climbing. However the addition of the bolt over the roof makes for a bouldery crux that's well protected. Bring a few smaller cams for protection after pulling the roof (crux). This is an awesome climb and highly recommended!


Location: North Carolina : Rumbling Bald : Comatose Area : Comatose (5.8)
By: Jonathan Dull When: May 9, 2014

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Comments: Comatose reminds me of a classic Yosemite layback, a great line with awesome pro! A #4 Camalot is definitely mandatory to keep things safe moving through the wide section, also bring a .3 Camalot for the runout up top.


Location: North Carolina : Rumbling Bald : Cereal Buttress : Frosted Flake (5.9+)
By: Jonathan Dull When: May 9, 2014

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Comments: One word...Classic! I would recommend bringing two #4 Camalots (in addition to two #3s) for the upper section after climbing through the vertical flake/crack.


Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge
By: Jonathan Dull When: Apr 30, 2014

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Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge : Amphitheater : Good Heavens (5.5)
By: Jonathan Dull When: Apr 28, 2014

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Comments: There is a large loose block on the second pitch just before you traverse out right and under the roof, just a heads up. I used a #4 Camalot several times but the route protects fine without one. Overall a great mellow romp up an impressive arching corning. The P4 variation sounds like the best way to finish the route and to add a degree of difficulty and keep things interesting after the first few pitches. We didn't bring a guidebook so missed out on the P4 variation, next time we'll fini... more >>


Location: North Carolina : Ship Rock : Main Tier : KB Capers (5.10a)
By: Jonathan Dull When: Apr 16, 2014

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Comments: Mike's right, we ended up above the Hindu Kush bolted anchors and had to traverse left and up a bit to get below the second pitch. The second pitch is super classic and well protected, a #2 Camalot protects the crux perfectly.


Location: North Carolina : Ship Rock : Main Tier : Hindu Kush (5.8)
By: Jonathan Dull When: Apr 16, 2014

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Comments: A .5 Camalot protects your second, the placement is midway through the traverse (original start). Pulling the crux roof is the funkiest 5.8 move anywhere!


Location: North Carolina : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain North Face
By: Jonathan Dull When: Apr 16, 2014

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Comments: Noah, are there more routes on the north face than are shown on Mountain Project? A published guide of sorts?


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