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Top Rope Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 35.02173, -83.45744 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Mark O'Neal on Dec 25, 2013
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BETA PHOTO: Pickens Nose - Top Rope Wall

Description 

I don't know what the name of this area really is, So I made up Top Rope Wall. There are several anchors here for easy top roping, many of the anchors are currently spinners. Most of the climbs can be lead on gear and are suitable for the beginning trad leader. Access to the bottom of the cliff is via a gully just a little further down the trail from where the anchors are. The three face climbs on the east side of the wall all feature nice horizontals for placing gear. There are other climbs on the southwest side of the wall that are purported to be in the 5.9 range

I haven't been able to find out the names of the climbs, so I just made up some names (admittedly dumb) for the time being. If you have actual route names, FA's, etc, please let me know and I'll update things

Getting There 

A little ways past the trail for Cameron's Wall is a small trail that leads to the left. Take this trail for about 75 ft and you will see the top of the Top Rope Wall on the right.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 3.4 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',2],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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 Top Rope Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Top Rope Wall:
TR Warrior Right   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
TR Warrior Middle   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
TR Warrior Left   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
The Chimney   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
TR Warrior Corner   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For Top Rope Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Pickens Nose - TR Warrior Left

TR Warrior Left 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  North Carolina : Pickens Nose : Top Rope Wall
Start on the left side of the east face of the Top Rope Wall. Follow horizontals and cracks to the top...[more]   Browse More Classics in North Carolina

Photos of Top Rope Wall Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Pickens Nose - Top Rope Wall descent gully
BETA PHOTO: Pickens Nose - Top Rope Wall descent gully
Rock Climbing Photo: Pickens Nose - Anchors on the Top Rope Wall
BETA PHOTO: Pickens Nose - Anchors on the Top Rope Wall

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By Robert Hutchins
Apr 25, 2014
A nice small area with a couple of fun and interesting easy/moderate climbs. Unfortunately, the anchors at the top are unsightly and of mind-bogglingly poor execution. Its a shame this kind of thing happens in such a nice wilderness setting.

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