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smith


May 6, 2007, 5:36 PM
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Pilot Mountain Guide Book  (North_America: United_States: North_Carolina: Central: Pilot_Mountain)
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I havenít been able to find a guidebook that covers Pilot Mountain. Iím looking for a description, and preferable a picture or drawing of the routes. Iíve heard that there is one online that you can print out, but I havenít been able to find it? Let me know if anyone has any info on this.


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random_thoughts79


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Good luck with finding that book because i have been looking for a whileFrown. I think the only book that covers it is Climber's Guide to North Carolina which is out of print. Earthbound Sports Inc is talking about publishing a new climber's guide, Carolina Rock, this year but we will see.

http://www.earthboundsports.com/books_construction.html#rcarolinarock


charley


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You can get a list of the climbs and there ratings at the office along with a topo of sorts. It helps if you know a climb or two. I am trying to get something together for you.
That did not work so if you send me an email addy I will send a six page guide to you. If anyone is smart enough to post it I will email it to you too.


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truello


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It may be out of print but I got a copy on eBay for $3 Wink

[edit] Bill, email it to truello@gmail.com and I will host it for others to download.


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truello


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Thanks Bill!

http://www.truello.com/files/pilot.zip


Partner j_ung


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Pages 54,55 appear to be missing.


charley


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j_ung wrote:
Pages 54,55 appear to be missing.

You are correct. For some reason I don't have those pages. What the hell ya want for nothing.Laugh
Get the guide from the park office and fill it in.
Nice job truello.


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truello


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He spilled beer on it Tongue


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charley wrote:
j_ung wrote:
Pages 54,55 appear to be missing.

You are correct. For some reason I don't have those pages. What the hell ya want for nothing.Laugh
Get the guide from the park office and fill it in.
Nice job truello.

Best section of wall in the Park. I was thanking you for not showing to people! Tongue


charley


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j_ung wrote:
charley wrote:
j_ung wrote:
Pages 54,55 appear to be missing.

You are correct. For some reason I don't have those pages. What the hell ya want for nothing.Laugh
Get the guide from the park office and fill it in.
Nice job truello.

Best section of wall in the Park. I was thanking you for not showing to people! Tongue

welcome


Rmsyll


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I never did understand why the pages were missing, but Andy Truello now has the missing pages included in the zip file linked here.

The Park list is not the same as Kelley's, with some different names, some missing names, some added names, some added and missing routes. The "map" is almost useless, or is confusing so that many people have been using incorrect names and even general locations.

The Park has considered making and offering their own copies of their own copy of Kelley's Guide. Reportedly, Earthbound Books is not concerned about such private not-for-pay uses of the book. There are pdf copies out there too.

But the Kelley book is increasingly out of date, with new bolts and routes, new Trail development since the sketches were made, etc. Step by step, all that is being addressed. Meanwhile, we all owe Andy Truello, who doesn't even live in NC, a major appreciation.

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(truello is not my last name Smile)

And you can thank charley and rmsyll for providing the scans, I've done nothing more than upload to my webspace


charley


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The mystery of the missing pages has been solved. Just as I thought. You see I copied (plagerized) these pages from a guidebook some years back. I do not climb big numbers. I have climbed very few 5.8's and there are 5.7's that I can't do. I looked at the, not missing anymore, pages and they are mostly all 5.10's and 11's. Why waste the ink on copying these pages cause I'll never climb that hard would have been my thoughts that day. So there you have it. You still have a somewhat usable guide to help you get used to the area.


sirwhipalot


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howdy charley!

I'd be mighty appreciative of a copy of that guide as well. I'm headed down to Greensboro N.C to visit family this weekend.


strickrock


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The online version of a guide book is on CarolinaClimbers.org
You can print it in booklet form and or download it as a pdf. file.


charley


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strickrock wrote:
The online version of a guide book is on CarolinaClimbers.org
You can print it in booklet form and or download it as a pdf. file.

Yes correct.


jdyoungb


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Here is the link for the lazy.

http://carolinaclimbers.org/...tain/guide-book.html


csproul


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They also have them for free at the visitor's center at Pilot Mtn.


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