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
19 Total Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['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'
Fancy Feat 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 250'
Featured Route For Cedar Rock - North
Cut In The Rug 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c NC
: Cedar Rock
: Cedar Rock - North
The best moderate at Cedar-North by a wide margin. Climb up P1 of fancy feet edging your way up to the bolted belay. From the belay follow some weaknesses out to the right before cutting left on excellent brow/face climbing aiming for the splitter crack. Climb the great crack, tackle the brow laden bulge atop and slab it out to the second bolted belay....[more] Browse More Classics in NC
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Mar 18, 2014
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!