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Contact Boulder  

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The Contact Boulder is more obscure and tricky to find than the others in the Contact Station Area, but itís one of the best.

Contact has a nice, low, steep roof on the far right end (when viewed as looking at the main, long front face) and a handful of fun vertical problems all along its main face.

Be sure to try out "Full Contact", "Copperhead", and "Heel or Peel".

Getting There 

Walk the road past the pay-booth. As you're walking down the road look to the left for a gravel road with a DO NOT ENTER sign on it. This sign is to keep out traffic from going to private property. Walk down and stay on the road (donít turn right as to continue further downhill). Look for a bulge in the landscape about 40 yards downhill and this is the rear of the boulder, you cannot see the main face since its oriented downhill.

No worries here, I assure you this is park land and that I have verbal permission from the park to post this boulder on Mountain Project. You wouldnít see it on here otherwise.

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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Contact Boulder:
Copperhead   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   
Mostly Harmless   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   
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Copperhead V3 6A  VA : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Contact Boulder
-Contact Boulder-Sit start in between the main face and the roof (think the corner or the arete if there were one)on monster jugs with a heel hook.toss up to a suspect (but solid) massive detached flake jug.move high up to a sloper, match, and then move up to commence the top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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