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Frosted Flake

Frosted Flake

Frosted Flake

Page Type: Route

Location: North Carolina, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 35.46000°N / 82.227°W

Object Title: Frosted Flake

Route Type: Technical Rock Climb

Time Required: Less than two hours

Difficulty: 5.9+

Route Quality: 
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Page By: mekwise

Created/Edited: May 2, 2005 / May 31, 2005

Object ID: 164904

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From one of the two parking lots follow obvious jeep road/trail (3/4ths of a mile). Then follow along boulderfield contouring right to reach the Cereal Buttress and Cereal Wall.

Route Description

Look for the obvious and beautiful left facing corner on the Cereal Buttress, right of Fruit Loops and Granola.
Pitch 1 - Cruise up the bottom of this left facing corner to a roof. Work left to a stance, then eventually into a strenuous lieback, plug in solid gear and blast off until you reach better holds. Finish at double bolt anchor. 80 feet.

Essential Gear

Bring additional 3" and 3.5" pieces for this tasty treat.

Miscellaneous Info

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Pulling into the crux...Working out the flake to reach...Frosted Flake 5.9+ Rumbling Bald, NC