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Flackamite/Pirate wall, The 
Sitting Bear Spire 

Sitting Bear Rock Climbing 

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Location: 35.9279, -81.8902 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jacob Cioffoletti on Dec 9, 2010


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Weather station 6.8 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Sitting Bear

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sitting Bear:
unknown 1   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   The Flackamite/Pirate wall
Somalian Pirate   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   The Flackamite/Pirate wall
Original Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Sitting Bear Spire
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Featured Route For Sitting Bear
Rock Climbing Photo: Above the overhang, about the middle of the main w...

Original Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  NC : Linville Gorge : ... : Sitting Bear Spire
This is the first line that was climbed on the spire. Climb up through the overhang in the center of the East face, past a bolt and left towards a line of bolts. Additional pro can be used before and after the first bolt. After the last bolt, trend back to the right and head up to the belay rings located on the detached head. Cams can be used to protect the final moves. This route was rated a 5.8 originally. This is the easiest route to the top and could be aided if need be. Standing on top of t...[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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