Stone Mountain State Park

Climbs 85 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 678m a.s.l – Faces S

Crag features
600-foot granite dome nestled against North Carolina's Blue Ridge in Stone Mountain State Park. Mostly run-out friction climbing with bolts originally placed on lead.

A re-bolting project in the late '90s reinforced belays and replaced aging spinners to make climbs safer while preserving their character.

Most climbs are on the easily accessed South Face, while more adventurous, steeper friction is on the North Face, which requires an approach via abseil or bushwack.

Approach notes
State park, requirements are posted. Camping available within the park.

Selected Climbs of North Carolina (2002), The Climber's Guide to North Carolina (1995)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1The Great Arch5.4 ***5
2U-Slot5.7 *3
3Mercury's leadE3 5b **1
4White Way Direct5.9 **1
5The PulpitE1 5b ***1
6Block Route5.9 **2
7Strawberry Preserves5.10c ***1
8No Alternative *5.5 1
9Entrance Crack *5.4 2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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