This picture shows a top rope anchor for Scarface (5.6) next to Pool Hall Gully. A 21 foot 8mm static cord with figure 8 follow throughs at the bolts and a BHK (Big Honkin Knot) for the master point. A Petzl rope protector is protecting the anchor from the edges.
This picture shows top rope bolts for 3 routes at the Beach.
- Body Surfin’ (5.7+)
- The Wave (5.11a)
- Hawaii-Five-O (5.11b)
This picture shows the rappel rings about 1 foot away from the Body Surfin’ top rope anchor.
This pictures shows a complicated natural anchor for 7-ball. This is an implementation of the Backside System anchor described on page 176 of the AMGA Single Pitch Manual with a high master point and a low master point. It would be possible to set up a much simpler anchor here.
Using a personal tether and 11mm static rope to get to the bolts at 8-ball.
This picture shows 3 routes in the Pilot Mountain Little Amphitheater from the top bolts:
- Dirty Rotten Scoundrel (5.7)
- Place Your Bet (5.6)
- Grandpa’s Belay (5.7)
This picture shows 3 routes in the Pilot Mountain Amphitheater from the top bolts:
- Amphed Up (5.7)
- Buzzard’s Breath (5.8)
- I’m Flyin (5.8)
Even with the best book on Pilot Mountain, Carolina Rocks, it can still be hard to identify the routes from the top.