Kevin on the Control Boulder climbing "Block ...
This boulder has some really interesting features and great problems. Definitely recommended. Its at a not-too-tall height and has comfortable landings as long as you have a pad or two.
from the Top Ramen Boulder (which is just off the trail and in full sight of the trail), look up and left for the boulder with long vertical "crack" seams running up its face.
Climbing Season For the Roanoke/New River/Blacksburg area.
Weather station 3.9 miles from here
5 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Control Boulder
Polytechnic V6 7A VA
: Roanoke/New River/Blacksbur...
: ... : Control Boulder
This stout little line is on the side/vertical face of the Control Boulder. Start matched the low crimper/slopey rail with a left heel hook posted up on the lower left chunk. Pull on and chuck a beefy lock off high to the smaller (but closer) mono pocket, or burl up and lock off straight up to the two finger pocket and latch it with your left hand. Pull up and finish through better holds directly up and right....[more] Browse More Classics in VA
Aaron James Parlier on the start and FA of "P...