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Section 1

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Ben's Done Been (AKA Bat Flake) S,TR 
Bob Left TR 
Bob Right S,TR 
Bob's Gone Batty S 
Far Left Corner TR 
Hang Time TR 
Leaky Roof S,TR 
One Step TR 
Pork Chop TR 
Short Stack TR 
Too Short S,TR 
Unknown S,TR 

Section 1 Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Steve Lineberry on Feb 11, 2016

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BETA PHOTO: Short Stack is route #1 in the photo.


This section has a nice number of easier routes. Several of them can be setup as a toprope by following the trail on the far left.

Getting There 

Far left from the parking lot near the hiking trail

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.2 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Section 1

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Section 1:
Hang Time   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     TR, 1 pitch, 35'   
Leaky Roof   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Short Stack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 20'   
Bob Left   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 25'   
Far Left Corner   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 20'   
Pork Chop   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 35'   
Too Short   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 25'   
Bob's Gone Batty   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 25'   
Bob Right   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 25'   
Ben's Done Been (AKA Bat Flake)   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 35'   
One Step   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     TR, 1 pitch, 35'   
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Featured Route For Section 1
Rock Climbing Photo: Pork Chop is #11 in the photo.

Pork Chop 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  North Carolina : Rocky Face Recreational Are... : Section 1
While this route has seen massive amounts of rock and dirt removed, it still gets dirty after rain and has some minor loose rock. Begin on the easy rock located just right of Hang Time and climb up slightly right through the remnants of a roof. Climb up through crappy rock to the anchors or just finish on the roof. This is a fun route but please climb on top-rope only. Helmets are recommended.It is common for the routes in this area to be dirty. This is due to loose dirt washing from the upper a...[more]   Browse More Classics in North Carolina

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