Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New
Login with Facebook
Lower Hawksbill

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Conventional Warfare 
Diving Board, The 
Fat Lady, The 
Ice Cream Direct 
Jeep's Chimney 
King of Kings 
King of Kings roof finish (P-2) 
Phantom of the Opera 
Trundle From Down Under 

Lower Hawksbill 

Photos: Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 6,870
Administrators: saxfiend, Edward Medina, Ryan Williams, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Edward Medina on Jan 20, 2012
Good Page?0 people like this page. Your opinion:   
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area Add Route | Add Photo | Add Comment | Add Event
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
73° | 52°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
65° | 42°
65° | 41°
67° | 53°
74° | 51°
The Monk onsights Ice Cream Direct
  • Seasonal Falcon Closure MORE INFO >>>
  • 2013 Closures MORE INFO >>>

  • Description 

    Summer climbing destination. Usually less crowded than its upper tier neighbors

    Getting There 

    See instructions on Hawksbill main page.

    11 Total Routes

    ['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lower Hawksbill:
    Jeep's Chimney   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
    The Fat Lady   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 100'   
    Encore   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Trad, 100'   
    Phantom of the Opera   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
    King of Kings   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Trad, 2 pitches, 100'   
    The Diving Board   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a PG13     Trad, 70'   
    Ice Cream Direct   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
    Browse More Classics in Lower Hawksbill

    Featured Route For Lower Hawksbill
    Jeep's Chimney, July 2007.

    Jeep's Chimney 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a  NC : Linville Gorge : ... : Lower Hawksbill
    Jeep's Chimney climbs the most obvious feature on Lower Hawksbill - the large, acute, slightly left-facing dihedral. It's only a chimney because on how one climbs it - the crack in the back actually ranges from fingers to fists. The newest guidebook rates the pitch 10a; it certainly falls a bit more in the old school rating category. Climb the corner using stems, jams, creativity, and a few thrutches to a double-bolt belay hidden in the chimney at the top. Don't be afraid, especially n...[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

    Comments on Lower Hawksbill Add Comment
    Show which comments
    - none yet -