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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Approach Trails = 4
Page Improvements = 3

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Location: North Carolina > Laurel Knob > Manatee Fluid (5.9+)
By: Luke Alford When: Oct 15, 2008

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Comments: Fixed, thanks for the info Ben.

Location: North Carolina > Laurel Knob > Manatee Fluid (5.9+)
By: Luke Alford When: Oct 14, 2008

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Comments: I don't know anything about the history of this route. If someone can tell me about it, I'll make sure to put in the FA and such. This past weekend was my first trip to LK and this was the only long route we had time to do. It's definitely a route worth doing and goes down pretty quickly since it's shorter than a lot of the other options. I'll definitely be going back though, this place is beautiful (thanks CCC!).

Location: North Carolina > Looking Glass Rock > South Side > Dinkus Dog (5.10a/b)
By: Luke Alford When: May 27, 2008

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Comments: I jumped on this one yesterday for a nice long weekend finishing route. It is definitely my favorite eyebrow route I've climbed on the glass, fun moves the whole way and well protected once you've spent some time plugging eyebrows. I also found the route to be pretty straight forward, a single rope and 2 foot runners posed no rope drag problem (though doubles will save you from having to drag a trailer up for the rappel). The only unpleasant spot was due to my screwing up and making the first be... more >>

Location: North Carolina > Linville Gorge > Shortoff Mountain > Dopey Duck (5.9)
By: Luke Alford When: Nov 19, 2007

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Comments: That was absolutely an awesome route, definitely a must do for Shortoff. I also liked toxic shock as an aesthetic first pitch, though many folks seem to disagree. Jeff, thanks for catching that shot of me taking the ride. That's the best looking picture I've ever seen of me climbing, err... falling.

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