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Little Corner 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 4 pitches, 500'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Jesse Morehouse on Sep 26, 2008

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  • Description 

    This is about as much fun as you can have at 5.6! Good protection, exposure and sustained climbing.

    Done in 3-4 pitches. No fixed hardware at belays which is typical for Shortoff.

    Location 

    Turn left at the base of the descent gully and look for the first monster corner. This is "Little" Corner

    Protection 

    One of everything to #3 camalot


    Photos of Little Corner Slideshow Add Photo
    Rock Climbing Photo: Mike starts 1st pitch Little Corner
    Mike starts 1st pitch Little Corner
    Rock Climbing Photo: P1-belay at ~180'.  Comfortable with solid passive...
    BETA PHOTO: P1-belay at ~180'. Comfortable with solid passive...
    Rock Climbing Photo: Joe at the beginning of P2
    Joe at the beginning of P2
    Rock Climbing Photo: Third pitch
    Third pitch
    Rock Climbing Photo: 2nd pitch
    2nd pitch

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    By Robb Hawes
    Jul 5, 2009

    Climbed 7/3/2009. Great climb. Really sustained for the grade. I could argue the case that Little Corner is as good as Maginot line.

    I was very glad to get cell phone reception while I was climbing there in case something went wrong. It is extremely remote for NC. Did not see another climber all day, the day before the 4th of July (which was a Friday/Holiday).
    By Peter Pitocchi
    Nov 29, 2009

    I think it works well as three pitches
    By jacklewis21
    Dec 29, 2011

    I was wondering if anyone has solo self belayed this route? If so, do you have any tips?
    By Scott O
    From: California
    Feb 4, 2012

    Fun route. We climbed it in three pitches, which worked well. The first two were ~190 feet with good belays.
    By ed hall
    From: melbourne fl
    Aug 8, 2012

    I have soloed this.... its straightforward. Don't link any pitches is the only advice I can think off. Sustained ? - Don't think so. Fun - yes. My partner lead p3 in a downpour - that was interesting.
    By chris mcguigan
    From: belmont, nc
    Sep 22, 2013
    rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

    P1 crack is 4 stars awesome fun climbing for the grade, great gear and fun jams. In my opinion, the other pitches above don't hold a candle to the quality of P1.