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Back of Beyond Rock Climbing 


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Location: 27.80739, -105.38389 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jake Jones, Shawn Heath, Aaron Parlier, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Oct 16, 2013
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Aaron Parlier on the FA of Awenasa Roof. Kai Bött...

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an exciting and expansive new area under development. No trails, not in the guidebook. More to come!

Getting There 

soon!

Climbing Season

For the Grayson Highlands State Park area.

Weather station 15.9 miles from here

111 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',37],['2 Stars',59],['1 Star',11],['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',14],['V2-3',44],['V4-5',36],['V6-7',13],['V8-9',3],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Aaron Parlier on the FA of Awenasa Roof. Kai Bött...

Awenasa Roof V10 7C+  VA : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Awenasa Roof
The word -and name- awenasa originated from the Cherokee meaning "my home."This low and beautiful roof has one line of holds starting from the deep right corner, climbing directly out, and then breaking sharply left to top out on the far left side of the roof.Sit start under the roof in the far corner. The starting hands are the nice crimp rail (for your left) and any of the deep flakes to the right (right hand). Pick up and toss back to the good rail, and continue past several more fla...[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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By Torbjorn Brumley
From: Richmond, va
Jul 30, 2015
Is there going to be any info posted in the near future about the back of beyond area or the larger area of Haw Orchard? Ie. Trailhead location, or best way to access? I know work was done this spring on a trail to B.O.B. (Unfortunately I couldn't make the stewardship weekend) and I'm just curious about checking out these boulders! Thanks in advance for any info!!
By Aaron Parlier
Administrator
From: Boone, NC / Grayson, VA
Jul 31, 2015
Torbjorn,
As of right now no. The rough trail is built into the BoB, but blazed sign posts are not in place and this will be worked on in the coming fall season. The positioning of the blazed posts will be discussed and reviewed with the GHSP park staff, much like the posts for the Moonlight Area, to best meet the needs for both the park and climbers alike. To avoid confusion and frustration I will not try to describe the approach to specific boulders until that time. I am also starting to compile Vol.2 of the GHSP Bouldering guidebook, of which the BoB and other areas in Haw will be detailed. I will happily do my best to direct you or anyone else to the BoB in a personal email however; I just won’t be posting it publicly until the fall when navigation is more straightforward. Shoot me an email anytime.
By Torbjorn Brumley
From: Richmond, va
Jul 31, 2015
Thanks Aaron for the response and info!! I'll be in the park Labor Day weekend so I'll shoot you an email closer to then. Thanks again!

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