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Vortex sits on Sassafras Knob in the Pisgah National Forest outside of Boone, NC. It was first discovered by Zach Lesch-Huie but was first climbed with the collaborative effects of Pat Goodman and Pat Stone. Vortex stands at an intimidating 17 feet tall and is given the grade of V10. Shown in this video comp crusher Alex Johnson, plus North Carolinians Pat Goodman and Jessa Goebel get sucked into the magical, mystical Vortex.