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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.
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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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