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Hawk's Nest Dam  

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Great sandstone bouldering at the base of Hawk's Nest Dam. NRG is an amazing sport climbing area, so this place does not get as much attention. There are some boulders on the walk up to the dam, but the main area is right at the base of the dam.

Getting There 

Take the Mountaineer expressway (US-19) towards Fayetteville. At Fayetteville, take state road 16 North, following signs towards Hawk's Nest Dam for 7/8 miles. Once you cross a large bridge, there is a parking area on the right. Hike .7 miles following signs for Hawk's Nest Dam.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.8 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hawk's Nest Dam:
Puckerface   V2 5+     Boulder   Main Area
Leaving Las Fayetteville   V4- 6B     Boulder   Main Area
White Eyebrow   V8 7B     Boulder   Main Area
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Featured Route For Hawk's Nest Dam
trying the eyebrow in the rain

White Eyebrow V8 7B  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Main Area
Start from two crimps and move right hand into the eyebrow hold. Make a big move from here to a big gaston with your left hand. Match and top out up left. A grade or two easier starting from the eyebrow hold....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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