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Appalachian Spring T 
Bongo Fury S 
Carpe Freeum T 
Courageous Grace Greenlee, The S 
Green Wall T,S 
Green Wave, The T 
Hard Rock Cafe S 
Hemlock Arete T 
If You Bolt It They Will Come S 
Jug Route T 
Lichen Worms T,S 
Line of Fire S 
Luciferin T 
Lunch at the Y S 
Manifest Destiny S 
No Free Lunch T,S 
Prepare to Qualify S 
Pseudo Hardmen S 
Real Hard Men S 
Tips Ahoy S 
Triple Bypass T,S 
Tweakend (AKA Pascal's Route) T,S 

Middle Hawksbill Rock Climbing 


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BETA PHOTO: Middle Hawksbill 5.12 Wall

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Description 

Summer climbing destination known for its difficult sport climbs as well as some newly restored bolted moderates.

Getting There 

Continue past the main wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.3 miles from here

22 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',18],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',5],['5.11',5],['5.12',8],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Middle Hawksbill

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Middle Hawksbill:
Green Wall   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Sport, 80'   
Lichen Worms   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
If You Bolt It They Will Come   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
The Green Wave   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Hemlock Arete   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 50'   
No Free Lunch   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Pseudo Hardmen   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Carpe Freeum   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   
Lunch at the Y   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Real Hard Men   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Manifest Destiny   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Line of Fire   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Appalachian Spring   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Hard Rock Cafe   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 50'   
Tweakend (AKA Pascal's Route)   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Tips Ahoy   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 60'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Me onsighting Hemlock Arete.  Photo credit to Keit...

Hemlock Arete 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  North Carolina : Linville Gorge : ... : Middle Hawksbill
The crux is the pump. Get used to resting on your arms.From the anchors of the Green Wall, step up to clip the first bolt on the slab apron. Step up and left onto the apron and follow large horizontals back and forth to reach the second bolt. A small hand sized piece can be placed before clipping the second bolt if the clip is too far. Make the bulge move to get to more of the same good holds and the third bolt just left of the arete. Pull around the arete to the left and catch a rest. Ano...[more]   Browse More Classics in North Carolina

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