Flakeview is a popular area, with a number of good moderate routes as well as some hard bolted lines. It features both face climbs and good slab climbing.
Going up the road/trail from the parking pulloff, fork to the left and continue up a fairly steep trail to a large boulder on your left (the Trailside Boulder). Continue another quarter mile or so to the cliffline of Screamweaver Area; go left to get to Flakeview.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Flakeview Area:
The Gift 5.7 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 125 feet
Bear Cub 5.7 Sport, 1 pitch, 75 feet
Bear Hunt 5.7+ Trad, 1 pitch, 70 feet
Gift Certificate 5.8 Trad, 1 pitch, 180 feet
Scream like a Boy 5.9+ Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200 feet
Drivin' and Cryin' 5.10a Sport, 100 feet
Fine Line 5.10c Trad, 1 pitch, 120 feet
Gunboat Diplomacy 5.10c/d Sport, 2 pitches, 160 feet
Seven Year Itch 5.11a Sport, 1 pitch, 150 feet
Featured Route For Flakeview Area
Fine Line 5.10c NC : Rumbling Bald : Flakeview Area
Fun crimping on a steep face. Start on an easy slab ramp that leads to a left leaning crack. Pull up onto the bulge and start clipping bolts on a steep slab (crux). After the steep section, make an easy run to the top. The crux may feel much more difficult if you are short....[more] Browse More Classics in NC