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  • 2018 Climbing Closure Lifted

    As of July 26, the 2018 climbing closure to protect rare falcons has been lifted. The following areas are reopened for climing: 

    • North Cedar Rock and Looking Glass Rock - Pisgah RD
    • Big Lost Cove Cliffs and Linville Gorge (Shortoff Mountain and NC Wall) - Grandfather RD
    • Buzzard's Roost - Appalachian RD
    • Appalachian District - Whiterock Cliff
    • Nantahala District - Pickens Nose (east) & Whiteside Mountain

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