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Hound Ears 

Closed Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This area is currently in ownership transition and is temporarily closed to climbing. Stay tuned for updates.

Getting There 

Directions will be provided when this area is reopened.

Climbing Season



Weather station 12.1 miles from here

153 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',16],['3 Stars',64],['2 Stars',43],['1 Star',20],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',1],['5.8',12],['5.9',11],['5.10',34],['5.11',25],['5.12',3],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',5],['V2-3',8],['V4-5',27],['V6-7',13],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Closed

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Closed:
Heretic   V3 6A     Boulder, 18'   Hound Ears
Air Jesus   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   Hound Ears
The Anchor   V4 6B     Boulder, 8'   Hound Ears
Flash or Trash   V5 6C     Boulder   Hound Ears
The Honzo Blade   V5 6C     Boulder, 12'   Hound Ears
The Blade   V6 7A     Boulder, 20'   Hound Ears
Crystal Ball Low   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   Hound Ears
Mr. Thick   V9 7C     Boulder   Hound Ears
Silent Spring   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   The Dark Side : The Main Wall
Champagne Jam   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Hound Ears
Lucky Streak   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 180'   The Dark Side : The Main Wall
Black Slabbeth   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Reckless Criminal   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 175'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Thunderstruck   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Slabbra Cadabbra   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
Hocus Focus   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   The Dark Side : Desperado Wall
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Featured Route For Closed
Rock Climbing Photo: Following the moderate face up high.

Thunderstruck 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a  North Carolina : Closed : ... : Desperado Wall
The cruxes are isolated and well protected, making this a worthwhile route to try to onsight. Locate the left line of bolts at the very top of the tree ledge. They are nearly invisible due to a tan colored paint. P-1 Climb the short section of patina type edges to a bolt and a difficult mantel. Clip another bolt and make a thin and reachy move to good holds that lead to a good stance. Move right and up to a an obvious large pocket, and clip the 3rd bolt. Make more hard moves past this to t...[more]   Browse More Classics in North Carolina

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By cj whitehill
From: sierra vista, az
Sep 12, 2011
Any word on opening. within a year? where can I donate money/time/energy to get it going?

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