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Further up, the ledge narrowed and I wasn't confident I could safely make the move, so I retreated. Photo by Dave Didier

The summit of Hawksbill Mountain is filled with plenty of ledges and cliffs that allow for some great scrambling opportunities.

Hawksbill Mountain
Linville Gorge Wilderness
May 19, 2012


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nice shot. I live less than a two-hour drive away, and have visited the Gorge too many times to list. But I have NEVER been on Hawksbill. Not once!
Posted May 26, 2012 5:04 pm

MarkDidierRe: Damned...


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We combined it with Sitting Bear, which makes for a pretty easy day with LOTS of killer scenery. I plan on putting up a separate TR for the whole weekend so you'll see how we spent the day(s).
Posted May 27, 2012 9:54 am

KieferI've heard...


Voted 10/10

of the Linville Gorge. Don't remember if it was from you or a climbing buddy of mine down in OK. Great shot, Mark! Especially as a profile pic.
Posted Jun 2, 2012 1:44 am

MarkDidierRe: I've heard...


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Thanks Kiefer. The exposure wasn't as bad as the pic makes it appear. But the fall factor was still there!
Posted Jun 3, 2012 12:07 am

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on May 22, 2012 9:42 pm

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