Mountain Project Logo

Routes in Lower Hawksbill

Conventional Warfare T,S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Diving Board, The T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13
Encore T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Fat Lady, The T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Gorilla Tactics T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Hairy Canary T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Ice Cream Direct T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13
Jeep's Chimney T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
King of Kings T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
King of Kings roof finish (P-2) T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Phantom of the Opera T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Space Invaders T 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Trundle From Down Under T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Whip-or-will T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Trad, 100 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Lee Carter, Tom Howard, Thomas Kelly
Page Views: 3,940 total, 33/month
Shared By: gneiss pirate on Dec 7, 2007
Admins: Ryan Williams, Aaron Parlier, Steve Lineberry

You & This Route


24 Opinions

Your To-Do List:

Add To-Do

Your Star Rating:


     Clear Rating

Your Difficulty Rating:


-none- Change

Your Ticks:

Add New Tick
    -none-
Seasonal Raptor Closure Details

Description

Wonderful trad climbing with a blocky corner, a fantastic splitter and an ending that ain't over till that large woman sings.

P1 Climb the blocky corner to a large ledge and move left to belay.

P2 Move up the fantastic splitter, exiting right through a steep notch. Double bolt anchor.

Location

Located about midways down lower Hawksbill at a left facing corner.

Protection

Tcu's, stoppers, camalots to gold.

Photos

chummer  
It's possible to lead this in a single pitch as well. At least that way you won't have to make a belay and burn a bunch of gear. On the down side you're belayer might not be able to see you. I don't remember it being to hard to get good gear off the ledge. Jul 18, 2012
TomCaldwell
Clemson, S.C.
 
TomCaldwell   Clemson, S.C.
 
If you belay at P1, a #3 and #4 camalot would be great for the belay, otherwise you will burn a bunch of TCU's. Jul 13, 2010