Looking Glass Rock Climber's Log

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snowhiker

snowhiker - Mar 11, 2007 9:01 pm

The Nose ( Looking Glass )  Sucess!

Good route gets your legs pumped up.

Zac Finley

Zac Finley - Jan 21, 2007 10:49 pm Date Climbed: Jan 21, 2006

Sunday Solitude  Sucess!

Started up the mountain from the looking glass rock trailhead just before nine in the morning. At first, when the rain started coming down, I wasn't thrilled, but soon appreciated it. I doubt there are many Sunday's throughout the year that I would have the summit and entire trail to myself like I did today. The actual summit didn't present much of a view, but skirt off to the left or right or straight across the summit about 1/4 mile offered beautiful Blue Ridge vistas. Just be careful hiking around the bald rocks this time of year. I tempted death a few times, slippin on clear ice patches.

gwave47

gwave47 - Jan 14, 2007 12:51 am Date Climbed: Jan 13, 2007

Route Climbed: Looking Glass Rock Trail  Sucess!

Great Trail. Impressive Views from the top, only bad thing was that I forgot to put the memory card in my camera, therefore I took zero pictures. Yes, I was mad at myself. Guess I'll just do it again later.

Shawna

Shawna - Dec 13, 2006 10:55 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2006

Trail  Sucess!

Was traveling with a college soccer team at the time...stopped for a break and climbed the trail with them. Beautiful view at the top and fun little pond to jump/swim in at the bottom across from the trailhead.

sugie1986

sugie1986 - Nov 6, 2006 2:55 pm

A View Well Deserved  Sucess!

I climbed this rock w/my cousin and some friends. My cousin did the lead climbing. The view from the very top was absoultely spectacular!! I suggest if you ever have the chance to climb any part of looking glass...you should do it.

Dottie Little Tent

Dottie Little Tent - Sep 14, 2006 9:19 pm Date Climbed: Mar 17, 1990

Did the trail...

I took the trial up but I was with my grandmother. Isn't that cool?

Mike N

Mike N - Sep 5, 2006 1:03 am Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2006

Looking Glass  Sucess!

Climbed The Nose, Peregrine. Great friction climbs. 4 pitches, some moves are real "balancy".

WoundedKnee

WoundedKnee - Aug 16, 2006 2:22 pm Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2006

The Nose, Sundial

My intro to trad climbing. Did the first two pitches of The Nose and Sundial. Great rock, perfect weather. I'll be back.

plume

plume - Aug 1, 2006 3:11 am Date Climbed: Mar 11, 2006

Tits and Beer  Sucess!

Fine climb with then finacee who led the bulge pitch. No way around it. Beautiful Southern granite.

myles

myles - May 6, 2005 11:49 am

Route Climbed: The Nose Date Climbed: May 1997  Sucess!

Incredible, strange formation.



Also Sundial Crack, Second Coming, Fat Dog.

vanman798

vanman798 - Apr 28, 2005 4:45 pm

Route Climbed: Took the hiking trail up Date Climbed: July 2002  Sucess!

We took the hiking trail up, and then did a little bit of scrambling at the top. I climbed down a bit too far, free hand, and had a lot of "worrys" getting back up.



Walter V

vanny37

vanny37 - Mar 23, 2005 9:58 am

Route Climbed: The Nose Date Climbed: November, 2003  Sucess!

Awesome route, great views and a little exposure! Had great weather too!

petersbike

petersbike - Mar 17, 2005 5:34 pm

Route Climbed: The Nose Date Climbed: January 2000  Sucess!

Climbed with Wayne and Phillipe. It was very cold and as the sun rose it got colder, as the valley warmed up and the winds increased. It was in the middle of the second pitch on the quartzite ramp where things got warmer. Fun trip.

sierratrekkin

sierratrekkin - Dec 24, 2004 8:33 am

Route Climbed: The Nose, Sundial and Second Coming Date Climbed: All season  Sucess!

I have climbed Looking Glass several times.

jomal

jomal - Oct 29, 2004 3:56 am

Date Climbed: 198?  Sucess!

Another nice one, reminds me of Stone Mountain. I need to get back up there and do some climbing.

BobSmith

BobSmith - Aug 3, 2004 11:29 pm

Route Climbed: Looking Glass Rock Trail Date Climbed: 08-03-2004  Sucess!

I'd been meaning to climb this one for ages. I really had no idea it would be that spectacular a peak. Yes, I knew the cliffs were serious, but I just didn't realize a 4K foot peak sitting among mile-high mountains would command such views! What a great day! (Even if I did almost fall off the mountain.)

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