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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',17],['3 Stars',63],['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
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Hocus Focus 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  North Carolina : Closed : ... : Desperado Wall
P-1 (5.10+/A0 or 5.12a) Climb past a pin and bolt via large patina type holds to a diagonal line of bolts. There is an A-0 move at the 5th bolt that now goes free and involves some thin terrain and use of a small crystal. Continue up to a short crack that leads to a thin face, passing 2 more bolts to the anchor.P-2 (5.11) Climb straight up to a good slot, which is perfect for a pink tricam. Continue up past 2 more bolts (crux) to easier terrain. Move right a bit, and follow the line of least ...[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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