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
Trundle From Down Under 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a North Carolina
: Linville Gorge
: ... : Lower Hawksbill
This is a really fun line that meanders a bit but climbs on large holds and gains some pretty good exposure. It ends just feet below where the second pitch of "King Contrary Man" traverses up and left. Start on Jig Zag. Boulder up on good holds to a good 0.75" - 1" cam about 10' up (careful getting to here). The rest of the arete is protected okay on small cams, but sling them long. Once at the obvious large roof about 30' up, traverse right under the roof on positive holds, passing 3 bolts...[more] Browse More Classics in North Carolina