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Hickory Nutcracker Area  


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Getting There 

Hike left past the Flakeview buttress to a gully that leads to lower angeled slabs. The "Hickory Nutcracker dihedral is the obvious classic right facing dihedral on the far left side of the slabs.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.5 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hickory Nutcracker Area:
Hickory Nutcracker   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Bombay Corner   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Hickory Nutcracker 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  NC : Rumbling Bald : Hickory Nutcracker Area
Easily one of the best crack climbs at the Bald. It certainly has the most variety of them all. Climb past a couple of large flakes and into the chimney. Work your way up behind the huge flake (yes, on the inside-- it's not as tight as it looks). Continue up to a good stem at the top of the flake. Continue up the fantastic fist, hand, and finger crack to a belay in the notch. Descent: Walk off behind the huge flake that creates the chimney feature. It actuall comes out just uphill from th...[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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