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Haw Creek  

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From the Guide book. " A nice blend of sport, trad, and mixed routes are throughout Haw Creek. with a variety of grades and styles ranging from crimpy faces to steep crack climbs." The only thing it lacks it a better trail to get to the cliff, but with more traffic this problem could be fixed.

Getting There 

located on Hwy 123, 40 min northeast of Lamar and 20mon southwest of the town of Pelsor. from Pelsor, 12mi from junction of Hwy 7 and Hwy 123. follow 123 south for 11mi to the big piney bridge. continue driving 1.1mi past the bridge and park in a dirt pullout on the left side or drive until you see Haw Creek Campground and park there.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 10.4 miles from here

13 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Haw Creek:
Midday Lightning   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Haw Creek East
Babel Tower   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Haw Creek East
For Whom the Bell Tolls   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   Haw Creek East
Shadow Dancing   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   Haw Creek East
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Mike bouldering through the starting moves to get ...

No Remorse 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  AR : Haw Creek : Haw Creek West (Valinor)
A sustained 5.10C on positive holds. Get through the V3-4 boulder problem move then bash the overhanging jugs to the last bolt. Pull a spicy move off some pockets and climb easy terrain to the anchors. Beta: Don't slow down.Some chossy sections. Make sure people are not below the climber and the belayer is wearing a helmet....[more]   Browse More Classics in AR

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By Ed Wade
From: Hermann, MO
Apr 23, 2014
The trail to Haw Creek East is well traveled, probably because of all the hikers going to the falls. The trail starts just right of the small stream coming down from the hill. Park .5 miles (heading east) from the Haw Creek Falls campground entrance on the right side of the road. A short 5 min uphill approach to the cliff.
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