Hanging Chain Rock Climbing
View out toward the main area with Spiders & Snake...
Long approach difficult and committing routes
Approach similar to Left Field, this area is several hundred feet to the right
Climbing Season For the Rumbling Bald area.
Weather station 2.5 miles from here
21 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Hanging Chain
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hanging Chain:
Plastic Fish 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
PG13 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Big Corner 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 105'
Krispy Kreme 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Spry Look 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 100'
Featured Route For Hanging Chain
Sly Truths 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b NC
: Rumbling Bald
: Hanging Chain
This route features fun and exposed face climbing and makes a great warmup for the harder climbs in the area and may also stress your truth telling abilities.Climb up the slabby first section past two bolts to a blocky narrow ledge. Plug in some gear and then climb up and right past 4 bolts to a small roof. Get a piece or two over the roof in a small seam. Yard over the roof and then step up and left to the last bolt. A few more moves and the fantastic belay ledge is reached....[more] Browse More Classics in NC
BETA PHOTO: Moderate routes on the Far Right side of the Hangi...
From: western NC
Dec 29, 2013
Did a little trail re-routing at the start of the steep uphill last week - it was pretty bad (and getting worse), hopefully that'll help some.