Hickory Nutcracker Area Rock Climbing
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.
Weather station 2.5 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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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
By Russ Keane
Nov 18, 2015
This area is really far away, high up, and hard to find.