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Location: NC : Ship Rock : Main Tier : Airlie Gardens (5.9)
By: Chris Massey When: Apr 13, 2014

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Comments: Do yourself a favor. Do this route. I have climbed at Ship for years, always opting to climb Linn Cove right next to Airlie. Climbed Airlie for the first time yesterday, and enjoyed it much more that Linn Cove. Definately a contender with Dopey Duck for best 5.9 in NC.

Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Table Rock : Second Stanza (5.8+)
By: Chris Massey When: Sep 21, 2013

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Comments: Climbed White Lighting and Second Stanza back to back last weekend to see for myself. Both great routes, but for my money WL is the better of the two. SS would be better if it got a little more traffic to clean it up. Agree that crux move it at least 9+ or 10-. Clipped, pulled, hung, and then pulled thru.

Location: NC : Little Wilson : Ron Rico (5.10b)
By: Chris Massey When: Sep 9, 2013

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Comments: With a name like Ron Rico you know he has to be slimy. Well he was. Cost me a bail biner. Crux hold covered in a slimy wet film. Dont bother. Just climb Code 3 two times instead.

Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Table Rock : Peek-a-Boo (5.5)
By: Chris Massey When: Oct 22, 2012

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Comments: Did first two pitches with my 14 year old son last Friday. Rapping over the three roofs on the double rope rappel back to top of P1 Jim Dandy ledge definately got his attention. Be careful on that rappel.

Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Table Rock : Skip to My Lou (5.6)
By: Chris Massey When: Oct 22, 2012

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Comments: Definately like this one better than Jim Dandy. Less crowded too.

Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Table Rock : White Lightning (5.8)
By: Chris Massey When: Oct 3, 2012

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Comments: Lead all pitches of the route last weekend. First time in many years. I had forgotton just how good it is. Solid gear and great climbing. Fixed gear was still in place at the top P1. Four pieces that looked solid, along with webbing and a cord with a ring and oval. Nice to not have to build it. Pins at the end of P2 on North Ridge also looked good, if not getting a little old. If you are there and climb 5.8 do this one!

Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Need advice for a Linville Gorge and surrounding areas trip. Southern StatesChris Massey3 days ago
re: Best multipitch sport route area at red rock?NevadaChris MasseyAug 20, 2014
re: What is your take on asking for your lost gear back?General ClimbingChris MasseyAug 20, 2014
re: BEWARE OF BUYER. RYAN LEVIHN-COONFOR SALE / WantedChris MasseyAug 13, 2014
re: Gimmick or game changer?Climbing Gear DiscussionChris MasseyAug 12, 2014
re: Metolius PAS 22 manufacturing fault (Update - not as bad as it first looks)Climbing Gear DiscussionChris MasseyAug 6, 2014
re: Ethics: Retro Bolting a Top Rope line?General ClimbingChris MasseyJul 28, 2014
re: Rapping with a tagline - tips?Climbing Gear DiscussionChris MasseyJul 25, 2014
re: Rapping with a tagline - tips?Climbing Gear DiscussionChris MasseyJul 23, 2014
re: Reasons one would not be able to summit KilimanjaroInternationalChris MasseyJul 7, 2014
re: Any sport near Asheville in summer?Southern StatesChris MasseyJul 1, 2014
re: Linville gorge betaSouthern StatesChris MasseyJun 10, 2014
re: Asheville NC climbing?Southern StatesChris MasseyJun 8, 2014
re: Intro to NCSouthern StatesChris MasseyJun 6, 2014
re: BelayingGeneral ClimbingChris MasseyJun 6, 2014
re: What is a "Tredpoint?"General ClimbingChris MasseyJun 6, 2014
re: Paint em or lose emColoradoChris MasseyJun 4, 2014
re: Table Rock - Seasonal Falcon ClosuresSouthern StatesChris MasseyMay 15, 2014
re: I got shot down on a return to rei today...Climbing Gear DiscussionChris MasseyMay 9, 2014
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