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Middle Hawksbill 

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  • Description 

    Summer climbing destination known for its difficult sport climbs as well as some newly restored bolted moderates.

    Getting There 

    Continue past the main wall.

    16 Total Routes

    ['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',13],['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 Middle Hawksbill:
    Green Wall   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, Sport, 80'   
    Lichen Worms   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
    If You Bolt It They Will Come   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
    The Green Wave   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
    No Free Lunch   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
    Carpe Freeum   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   
    Pseudo Hardmen   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
    Manifest Destiny   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
    Line of Fire   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
    Appalachian Spring   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
    Hard Rock Cafe   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b     Sport, 50'   
    Tweakend (AKA Pascal's Route)   5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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    Featured Route For Middle Hawksbill
    The distinctive shallow corner feature on the right side of Lichen Worms.

    Lichen Worms 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c  NC : Linville Gorge : ... : Middle Hawksbill
    Pull over a small roof right at the start, then scramble up a featured face passing one bolt to a ledge. Climb the short left facing dihedral then zip on up the face to a two bolt anchor. The bolts are a little spaced out, but the climbing is never scary. Bring some small cams to eliminate run-outs....[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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