Summer climbing destination. Usually less crowded than its upper tier neighbors
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12 Total Routes
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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+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
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'
Phantom of the Opera 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
The Diving Board 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13 Trad, 70'
King of Kings 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, 2 pitches, 100'
Ice Cream Direct 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Featured Route For Lower Hawksbill
Phantom of the Opera 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a NC : Linville Gorge : ... : Lower Hawksbill
Phantom of the Opera is another superb pitch at Lower Hawksbill with varied, steep, and clean climbing and challenging yet reliable gear. Similar in style to its neighbor, the Fat Lady, it climbs the entire wall in a single, pumpy pitch.Phantom of the Opera starts with the same 5.8 corner as the Fat Lady but climbs directly above the corner, past a modern bolt into a thin seam with powerful movement. Above the seam, it again joins the steep original finish of the Fat Lady to the double-bolt bela...[more] Browse More Classics in NC
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