Ron Funderburke on Old Crow
This is the enormous cave that takes your breath away as you join the wall. Get ready to feel the burn! :)
Hike the trail until you are speechless and in disbelief.
Climbing Season For the Cathey's Creek Crag area.
Weather station 3.7 miles from here
16 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Cave
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Cave:
LNT 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Junk Show 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Old Crow 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Old School 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Tree Hugger 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Featured Route For The Cave
Black Snake 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b North Carolina
: Cathey's Creek Crag
: The Cave
Either start directly under first bolt and lieback up to "the plank" or start slightly right and climb out good holds to first bolt. Make powerful moves then clip 2nd bolt and pull over right onto the to face/corner system. Stem up to large roof, exiting left to gear and jugs (the holds can be seepy here but it doesn't impact the difficulty too much). Get high stance to clip 3rd bolt out right. Pull awkward move around corner to a stance. Watch rope drag here. Stem and pull up and left past jugs...[more] Browse More Classics in North Carolina