BETA PHOTO: Main wall. Blue line on left is on The Dish. Red l...
This is the most prominent face at the crag. Make sure you bring a static line or long webbing for setting up the top rope. All of the trees and boulders are located around twenty feet from the cliff top. The routes on the Main Wall stay very clean with little to no water runoff on this section of the crag. Bring you beta finding skills for classics like Coordination Street (5.10a) or Green Duchess (5.11b/c). Lack of natural gear placements make top roping the normal on this wall.
Follow the directions for getting to the crag. When you reach the cliff face, make a left. Follow the rim trail for 100 yards. You will see a path/water runoff that descends to your right. Follow this trail to the base of the cliff. You are now at the Right Sector Wall. Continue another 50 yards until you have reached the large face with no tree cover.
Climbing Season For the Roanoke/New River/Blacksburg area.
Weather station 5.6 miles from here
9 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Main Wall
3D 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a VA
: Roanoke/New River/Blacksbur...
: ... : Main Wall
Starts below an obvious overhang on the right side of the wall. There will also be a tree behind you when you are on the route. Begin on small holds and liebacks until you reach the roof. Take a good test and begin working crimps and pinches to pull the roof. Make use of a knee bar under the roof. Finding feet over the roof is the crux of the route. Once over the roof follow easier moves to the top....[more] Browse More Classics in VA
Jun 6, 2007
This area is pretty heavily guided by Adventure Links.