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Little Wilson is a wonderful small bolted climbing area that is right off the 221 freeway near Boone, NC. It is about 300 yards away from the dump. It has about 12 routes rating from 5.8 to 5.12 but is really easy climbing. The rock is wonderful with lots of features and overhanging walls.
Take the 221 freeway towards avery county. If you are coming from the Boone area, once you pass into Avery county stop at the 3rd parking area. Walk along the road until you get to get to the red rusted refrigerator. Turn left there and follow the trail. It is a 20 to 30 minute hike that involves alot of either downhill (To get there) or uphill (to get out) all in all, very worth it!
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Little Wilson:
The Fin 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, 45'
Climb With A View 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 60'
Code 3 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 50'
First Encounter 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 40'
Let's Roll 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13 Sport, 50'
Duty, Honor, Country 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 40'
The Dragon 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 40'
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The Jigsaw 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c NC : Little Wilson
One move wonder! This puppy has one tough move down low and is smooth sailing to the end.This is the first bolted line you see from the approach trail. Start inside a left facing dihedral on great jugs. Clip the first bolt and make a tough move to gain the jugs above. Continue up the dihedral for two more bolts and then step onto the face right. Get into the upper dihedral, clip a bolt and move to the anchor....[more] Browse More Classics in NC
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