Lower Hawksbill Rock Climbing
Summer climbing destination. Usually less crowded than its upper tier neighbors
See instructions on Hawksbill main page.
Climbing Season For the Hawksbill Mtn area.
Weather station 7.4 miles from here
13 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Lower Hawksbill
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lower Hawksbill:
The Fat Lady 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 100'
Encore 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 100'
Featured Route For Lower Hawksbill
Jeep's Chimney 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 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