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Some more stuff up from the main area. Some tall stuff along with other cool boulders.

Getting There 

Instead of turning left on the main trail, keep walking until you see a second left trail. Follow it down to the backside of the small lookout.

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Weather station 2.6 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: A view of the Forte boulder

Forte V10 7C+  North Carolina : Thunder Hill Boulders : Upper Thunder Hill
An almost historic, sharp, highball masterpiece and, I'd say, one of the best climbs in all of the highcountry. This amazing problem can probably be done many, many different ways, however all are probably around v10 and all make for a great climb. Sit start on an obvious undercling at the base of the rock and bump a right hand onto the sloper edge leading up. left hand way out left to a sharp little crimper, bump the heel up and bring a right hand into the next high, juggy undercling. Re-ara...[more]   Browse More Classics in North Carolina

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By Benandstuff
From: Winston-Salem, NC
Aug 10, 2015
You can also get to this area by continuing past the main area for a minute or two.

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