Nice fall day. Moved from main cedar page.
This north facing crag has been known to ice-climbing locals for quite a while. There are prominent water flows that may interfere with climbing some of the classic features. But when the weather warms and the rains slow down, this is a premier Southern Blue Ridge destination. Recently 'rediscovered' this cliff has seen a spate of new development by the likes of Sean Cobourn, Stephen Scoff, and Nathan Brown.
At the Butter Gap intersection take the rising trail on your left. You will soon descend into a saddle. From here head along a faintly marked climbers trail on your left until you reach your destination.
Weather station 3.8 miles from here
18 Total Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cedar Rock - North:
Dandy Line 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Black Swan 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 2 pitches, 100'
Gay by Proxy 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Banana Peel 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
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Banana Peel 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b NC
: Cedar Rock
: Cedar Rock - North
Originally thinking this line would be much harder, we were very plesantly surprised at how great the eyebrows were up high. If this were a longer route it'd definitely get 4 stars. Very much like climbing at Looking Glass with wild brows on steep stone. P-1Climb onto a small ledge just above the ground to place your first piece - yellow tcu size out right. Boulder out to good holds and a bolt, then up to a stance. Move up and right onto the eyebrow laced face and climb past buckets and a few sl...[more] Browse More Classics in NC
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The hike in to the north face just got a whole lot easier due to some much-needed trail re-working. This wall gets a lot of afternoon sun this time of year, so go get you some!