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Arms Control S 
Black and Blue Velvet S 
Blind Prophet S 
Blind Prophet Lite S 
Born to Crimp S 
Buzzard's Breath TR 
Cow Patty Bingo T 
Crackin' Up T 
Dihedral Route T,TR 
Henar Lite S 
I'm Flyin' TR 
Mild Mannered Secretary S 
Mr. Henar S 
Overhang Hangover S 
Pole Dancing S 
Pump Street S 
Single Handed Sailor S 
Surry County Ethics T,S 
Syzygy T,S 
Too Old to Rock and Roll TR 
Turkey Shoot S 
When Shrimp Learn to Whistle S 

I'm Flyin' 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  TR, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Martin Jacaruso on Aug 1, 2009

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Description 

The left side of the amphitheater. Climb the vegetated dihedral.

Location 

Look for the vegetated dihedral.

Protection 

Natural anchors.


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By Rmsyll
From: Winston-Salem, NC
Jan 30, 2012

This route is not in the Amphitheater. It is to the left, and is basically a variation on 'Buzzard Breath', being the right-side deep crack. It is used by camp groups, but is not "child's play" from the smooth dihedral side on up. Rigging cannot avoid rope rub, and the overhang finish for the crack will not be well protected.
By Benandstuff
From: Winston-Salem, NC
Jun 16, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

This route is dirty and vegetated. However! It is not as bad as the previous commenter has described. There are new face bolts, and with a belay far enough back (the tree in front of Buzzard Breath) there is little rope rub. If you are already doing Buzzard Breath, there's little reason to not top out and change the rope over to this climb.

The climb itself goes up an interesting dihedral and a narrow cave to peer into at the top.

This climb should not really be done on busy days, as the belay is in the trail (or over it!)
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