This composes the main section of Ship Rock. It's what you reach as you walk up the approach trail.
The approach trail from the Parkway (see main description) takes you right there.
Weather station 1.9 miles from here
25 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Main Tier
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Tier:
Boardwalk 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 130'
Hindu Kush 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 180'
Fire Point 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
R Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Harpoon 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
KB Capers 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 140'
BOG Man 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 110'
First Flight 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 150'
Revival 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
R Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Gumfighter 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
The Broach 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, 2 pitches, 140'
The Link 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Main Tier
Boardwalk 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c North Carolina
: Ship Rock
: Main Tier
Boardwalk is a classic 5.8, one of the best routes of its grade in the High Country. Basically, wander up lower-angle terrain on huge horizontals to a prominent rail that angles up and right towards the arete. Follow this rail to a vertical crack. Continue up and trend left to a corner with a bush at the base. Either belay near this bush or continue up (the route is easily done in one pitch). Climb the corner and trend towards the obvious weakness in the roof above (crux). Above the roof, horizo...[more] Browse More Classics in North Carolina