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This secluded west facing wall receives morning shade, PM sun.
30-45 minute approach. It is located high in the gully right and slightly below the Wall of Solitude or left and below Hickory Nut Cracker. To get there, hike 100 yards past the terraces boulder filed, then hike 300 yards up the gully with a drainage on your left.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Tail of the Cat Area:
Fresh Step 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b PG13 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Curiosity Corner 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Octopussy 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13 Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 190'
The Cat's Meow 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
French Feline 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Nine Lives 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 130'
Featured Route For Tail of the Cat Area
Fresh Step 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b PG13 NC : Rumbling Bald : Tail of the Cat Area
Nice friction climbing that feels more like Stone Mountain than Rumbly. Make crimpy moves off the ground leading to a white pod with a tcu placement. From here, move left for run out but fun climbing or opt for the scaredy cat way (as I did), and move right around a moss pad on easy terrain for a bolt. Continue past great friction, a # 2 cam, another bolt, then right to the heady traverse into the Curiosity Corner. Plug a #3 cam in the corner and head for the tree slings. Note: at th...[more] Browse More Classics in NC
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