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Fruit Loops
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Fruit Loops

 
Fruit Loops

Page Type: Route

Location: North Carolina, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 35.46000°N / 82.227°W

Object Title: Fruit Loops

Route Type: Technical Rock Climb

Time Required: Less than two hours

Difficulty: 5.7

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Page By: mekwise

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

Object ID: 164902

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Approach


Fruit Loops is located at the Cereal Buttress. 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


Fruit Loop is considered to be one of the great three star crack climbs Rumbling Bald. Pitch 1 – Lock and jam your way up the lower crack section until you reach a slabby area. Continue up a final flaky section to anchors in a chimney. 80 Feet. Pitch 2 – Starts in the aforementioned chimney. Work you way up until you can sneak your way around to the face. Then work your way to the anchors/fixed webbing. 70 Feet.

Essential Gear


Standard North Carolina Trad Rack.

Miscellaneous Info


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Images

The second pitch chimney of...Fruit Loops 5.7, Cereal...Heading right and contouring...