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Rules and Regulations

Rules and regulations on rock climbing at Crowders Mountain State Park are as follows:

  • Climbing is allowed in two designated areas on Crowders Mountain; the Main Wall area and Hidden Wall. No climbing is permitted on any other areas such as Kings Pinnacle. Currently, all routes on this website are open to climbers.

  • All climbers must register with the park staff and must possess a valid rock climbing/rappelling permit; A self-registration box is located at the Linwood Road access climbing area, as well as from the park visitor center.

  • NC State Parks do not establish or maintain any climbing route.

  • NC State Parks do not install or maintain the fixed anchors on any route; new routes are not permitted.

  • Route selection and the decision to rely on fixed anchors are the responsibility of the climber.

  • Climbers climb at their own risk and are responsible for obtaining proper equipment and training. Unroped climbing is discouraged.

  • Climbers must stay on marked hiking trails and established routes.

  • Report all accidents and injuries to park staff.



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Climbing Routes
Rules and Regulations
Your Statistics and Saved Info

Track your Crowders Mountain climbing progress with our one-and-only online statistics tracking system.

1) To begin, select the 'routes' link at the left.

2) A 3D topographical map of the park will be displayed. Select which area of the park you wish to view. Further narrow your desired selection by choosing a specific wall. This will load up that wall's route diagrams.

3) Using the left and right arrows, move the wall to view all of it's routes. Below each route is a circle, route name, description, and rating. Click the circle to mark the route as 'climbed.'

4) All completed routes are saved into the climbing statistics system.

The statistics system tracks:
Total routes climbed, average rating of all routes climbed, your approximate skill level, your top 3 hardest routes, and more...!

5) Select the 'stats' link to the left to enter the stats tracking system. Or click the 'View & print all saved inormation' link at the bottom of this column.

Routes can also be marked as 'climbed' directly in the stats area. In addition, the fishing, hiking, and camping statistics are also available on the stats page.

View all your saved statistics for fishing, hiking, camping, and climbing.