Thor Sends The Castaway at Ship Rock Grandfather Mountain, NC

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Get ready for a glimpse of Misty Mountain’s North Carolina high countryhome.For our latest video, we bring the cameras to our home crag to watch Misty Mountain Product Designer Sam Dospoy crush The Castaway, a 5.12 high on Grandfather Mountain’s Ship Rock.The route begins with an overhanging steep section, but transitions to delicate face halfway up.The crux is pulling between the two sections.Gear consists of 3 bolts, a fixed pin, a marginally inspiring small nut and similar 00 cam.Sam, nicknamed ” Thor” for his resemblance to the Marvel character, sends the route in fine style.Cheers to Sam for a strong kickoff to some local videos showcasing Misty Mountain’s backyard in the Southern Appalachian Range.

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