Pilot Mountain | North Carolina

Rock Climbing in Pilot Mountain

Skill level

All skill levels welcome

Group size

1 – 6 people

Try your hand at classic single pitch on Pilot Mountain

Pilot Mountain, North Carolina is a great all around single pitch climbing crag known for its iconic Big Pinnacle and Little Pinnacle. The variety of terrain makes Pilot Mountain an excellent destination for climbers of all skill levels. Because of the area’s abundance of easier routes, it’s the perfect place to make the transition from indoor to outdoor climbing.

This day of climbing is yours to customize. Be sure to let your guide know if you have specific objectives in mind or want to focus on certain techniques.  Partner with your and create your ideal day on the crag.

Here are some objectives to consider

  • The basics of safety in climbing and how to use ropes, knots and harnesses
  • The development of efficient climbing techniques and body positions
  • The fundamentals of anchors, belaying and rappelling

Here’s what your day could look like

  • 8:30am: Meet your guide at the guide’s recommended location
  • 9:30am: Gear up and carpool to the cliffs
  • 10:00am: Spend the day learning and rock climbing
  • 12:30pm – 1:00pm: Lunch (bring snacks and plenty of water)
  • 1:00pm – 5:00pm: Continue to learn and climb
  • 5:00pm: Call it a day and head home

Things you need to know

What's included?

What you get in this adventure:

  • All technical climbing gear (bring your own if you like)
  • NC Locations +$17.50 per day park fee
  • NC State Parks charge $35.00 per day for commercial climbing access, your guide splits this expense with you

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