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The Balcony Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Chris Carver on Nov 19, 2007
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at the base of Best Seat one recent morning.

Description 

Here is a nice collection of South Clear routes.

Getting There 

Keep following the trail after leaving the Stephen King Library.

Climbing Season



Weather station 18.3 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',6],['5.12',3],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Balcony

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Balcony:
Sky Hook   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Best Seat In The House   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 85'   
Fat Lady Sings   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Cheap Seats   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Nose Bleed Section   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Double Feature   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Pale Face   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Alchemy   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 50'   
General Admission   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Undertow   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 75'   
Equinox   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 60'   
Mad Cow   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 50'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Climber about to enter the business on Pale Face (...

Pale Face 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Tennessee : Obed & Clear Creek : ... : The Balcony
Amazing. Start by balancing up the slab to the roof, then traverse left carefully until you can reach up and clip the first bolt. Dance up the corner diagonally to the right, underneath overhangs, until you are where the corner cuts back to the left. Rest while you can, then venture up and to the right across the pale face to a horizontal break. Now straight up through horizontals in the overhanging face to the anchors. Pumpy, exposed and super-fun!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Tennessee

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