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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


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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