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Left of main southeast face 


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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 35.07851, -83.14043 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: andjoely on Oct 4, 2010
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Description 

Though most people don't think of Whitesides as a cragging destination, along the approach trail to the main southeast face there are numerous excellent 1 and 2 pitch climbs with a fairly short approach.


Getting There 

From the parking lot, hike the main hikers trail / old logging road for about 600 feet until the trail splits with steep steps going up to the right. Follow the path with these steps for about 1500 feet for several switchbacks until at the corner of a switchback you are along the ridgeline. Go straight on a faint climbers trail behind a post downhill through rhodos until you reach the cliffs down and to your left.


12 Total Routes


['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',7],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Left of main southeast face:
One Pitch Wonder   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Tom pulling into the awesome finger locks of One Pitch Wonder

One Pitch Wonder 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  NC : Whiteside Mountain : Left of main southeast face
Start on the face about 20 feet left of the arete. An excellent juggy face leads to a ledge rest below a shallow overhanging right facing corner. Bomber gear and fingerlocks take you up to a two bolt anchor (there used to be a rappel tree but it is now dead)...[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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By andjoely
From: Menlo Park, CA
Feb 22, 2011

It is important to note that all these routes in addition to the headwall routes are affected by the peregrine closure. For some good cragging routes that are open go to the southwest corner area.