Cereal Wall Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: approximate location of some newer routes on right...
The big slab behind and right of Cereal Buttress. South facing, low elevation and a great three season area. Most routes are two or three pitches.
Walk past the ever popular Cereal Buttress to the east (right) until you hit the wall. There is a trail along the base.
Climbing Season For the Rumbling Bald area.
Weather station 2.5 miles from here
17 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Cereal Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cereal Wall:
Trophy Wife 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 3 pitches, 250'
Instant Surreal 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
R Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 100'
Featured Route For Cereal Wall
Wild Hickory Nuts 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c NC
: Rumbling Bald
: Cereal Wall
Sustained and classic climbing. Begin off the mossy ledge at the base of the Nut n' Homo crack. Angle up and right toward a bolt, placing a couple pieces of pro before you get to it. Follow the shallow crack system that climbs more like a face to the next bolt. Fire to the top of the next crack section (possibly a strenuous nut or tricam placement along the way) and place some thin pro at the top of it before heading for the last bolt and easier climbing. Build a belay for another pitch or c...[more] Browse More Classics in NC
By Le Bob
From: Greenville, SC
Nov 5, 2016
I saw this area caught fire today somehow. Very sad. It will likely be closed tomorrow.
Remember: Only you can prevent forest fires!
By Brian Abram
From: Celo, NC
Sep 7, 2016
Watch for rockfall in this area, especially near the backside of Cereal Buttress near Instant Surreal. There have been big microwave sized rocks that have come down near climbers.
By Russ Keane
Oct 30, 2016
This is a beautiful, secluded area .... The wall is most impressive and has superb rock quality. The climbing is adventurous and aesthetic. A hidden gem!!