Madness Boulder Rock Climbing
Left face of Madness
Huge. Not in height (although the leftmost side has some lofty top-outs), but in circumference. The front face is very steep, and the two sides have very interesting steep to vertical faces.
Climbing Season For the Grayson Highlands State Park area.
Weather station 6.8 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Some Kind of Madness V7 7A+ VA
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One hard move to a good jug, followed by some moderate action, and finishing on juggy goodness.In the middle of the steep front face locate the thin crack that ends midway down. The crack sort of splits in two directions (left forms a smooth left-facing sidepull, right forms a crack/crimp).Stand start with a left on the side-pull (I crimped up high with a confusing staggered finger alignment) and a right in the three finger crimp.Post foot/feet lower and blast out to the left jug lip. Follow thr...[more] Browse More Classics in VA
Front steep face of the Madness Boulder
Front and right faces of Madness
Parlier on Some Kind of Madness