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Hawk's Nest Proper Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.11813, -81.13175 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

When people think of Hawk's Nest bouldering, they think of this area. Marked by a relatively open landscape compared to the rest of the New, and by the Dam standing guard in the distance. This area is one of three Hawk's Nest areas.

Getting There 

From the Cotton Top parking lot, walk down the gated road heading away from the main route 16 for a little over half a mile. You'll see a sign on the trail for Hawk's Nest Dam. The boulders and the open rock are hard to miss.

Climbing Season

For the New River Gorge Proper area.

Weather station 0.8 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Hawk's Nest Proper

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hawk's Nest Proper:
Puckerface   V2 5+     Boulder   Leaving Las Fayetteville Bo...
Leaving Las Fayetteville   V4- 6B     Boulder   Leaving Las Fayetteville Bo...
Parochial Verbiage   V4 6B     Boulder   Egg Boulder
White Eyebrow   V8 7B     Boulder   White Eyebrow Boulder
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Featured Route For Hawk's Nest Proper
Rock Climbing Photo: trying the eyebrow in the rain

White Eyebrow V8 7B  West Virginia : The New River Gorge : ... : White Eyebrow Boulder
Start from two crimps and move right hand into the eyebrow hold. Make a big move from here to a big gaston with your left hand. Match and top out up left. A grade or two easier starting from the eyebrow hold....[more]   Browse More Classics in West Virginia

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