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Lower Hawksbill

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L to R R to L Alpha
Conventional Warfare T,S 
Diving Board, The T 
Encore T 
Fat Lady, The T 
Gorilla Tactics  T 
Ice Cream Direct T 
Jeep's Chimney T 
King of Kings T 
King of Kings roof finish (P-2) T 
Phantom of the Opera T 
Space Invaders T 
Trundle From Down Under T 
Whip-or-will T 

Lower Hawksbill Rock Climbing 

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Location: 35.91349, -81.88801 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: saxfiend, Edward Medina, Ryan Williams, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Edward Medina on Jan 20, 2012
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Summer climbing destination. Usually less crowded than its upper tier neighbors

Getting There 

See instructions on Hawksbill main page.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.4 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Lower Hawksbill

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lower Hawksbill:
Jeep's Chimney   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
The Fat Lady   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 100'   
Encore   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 100'   
Phantom of the Opera   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
King of Kings   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 2 pitches, 100'   
The Diving Board   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13     Trad, 70'   
Trundle From Down Under   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Ice Cream Direct   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Conventional Warfare   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 75'   
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Featured Route For Lower Hawksbill
Rock Climbing Photo: Seth gearing-up for the Encore.

Encore 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  NC : Linville Gorge : ... : Lower Hawksbill
This is a direct finish to The Fat Lady. When you reach the end of the splitter, Move up and left to a bolt. Reach out to a short rounded arete and pump to the top. Double bolt anchor.One of the best pitches around. Period....[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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