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Cascadia Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Aaron James Parlier on Feb 2, 2012
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Description 

If you live in the Blacksburg Area and like to boulder than there is no reason not to come to the Cascades at least once. The biggest reason in my opinion is for this boulder in particular (there are several other amazing boulders and a kickass waterfall, but the Cascadia Boulder is SO CLOSE!)...
The Cascadia Boulder is literally 2 minutes worth of level and downhill walking from the parking-lot, and it offers v2, v5, v7/8, and v11 potential... All the while being in a scenic forest and stream-side setting. Whats not to love?

This boulder has two short vertical sides and a front with an 8-9 foot vertical roof. Solid landing...


Getting There 

Park. Get paddage on your back. Walk up the trail for 1.5-2 minutes. Look down the hill by the stream on your right at the massive boulder. Connect the dots.

Climbing Season

For the Cascades Bouldering area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Cascadia

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cascadia:
Space Invaders   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   
Threat Level Midnight   V5 6C     Boulder, 13'   
Inglorious   V5-6 6C+     Boulder, 7'   
Rapunzel Syndrome   V6-7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   
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Featured Route For Cascadia
Rock Climbing Photo: Start to the Original Cascadia corner

Inglorious Original V7 7A+  VA : Roanoke/New River/Blacksbur... : ... : Cascadia
Another inglorious line??? Seriously? Yeah, really! This problem is that good. If you have done inglorious, amp it up by adding some more full value moves, you will not regret it. It turns out that this was the original start put up by Austin Manning around 2004/5. He could not remember giving it a name.Start matched on the nice low block crimp that you heel for the start of Inglorious with a toe on the left hold of the start of Inglorious Bastards. Finish on Inglorious.Super classic (IMO)!...[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

Photos of Cascadia Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Ross on "Inglorious"
Ross on "Inglorious"
Rock Climbing Photo: "Inglorious"
"Inglorious"
Rock Climbing Photo: Hepler sticking the tough finish to Inglorious.
Hepler sticking the tough finish to Inglorious.
Rock Climbing Photo: "Inglorious"
"Inglorious"

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By TravisMelin
From: Portland, OR, Roanoke, VA L
Feb 10, 2012
Good work aaron! This boulder is really excellent, worth the visit for sure. Hopefully another one soon!
By Aaron James Parlier
Administrator
From: Boone, NC / Grayson, VA
Feb 11, 2012
Thanks Travis!
By Jay Shultis
Administrator
From: Oneonta, NY
Apr 2, 2012
This looks great guys! I have never been to the Cascades when it was dry enough to climb! Looking forward to checking this out when I move back to the 'burg next month!
By Aaron James Parlier
Administrator
From: Boone, NC / Grayson, VA
Apr 2, 2012
Cool Jay, let me know what you think

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