This has been called one of the most impressive boulders in the Southeast. Itís not hard to agree once you've visited Olympus.
Park in the center parking lot. walk out to the left entrance of the lot, across the road, up the trail through the dense rhododendron. pass the picnic tables and walk around to Zeus. (40 second walk) If you walk for more than a minute, you have done something very wrong.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Olympus Boulder:
Static Crack V1-2 Boulder, 12 feet
Blue Jet V2 Boulder, 11 feet
Athos Arete V5 Boulder, 20 feet
Flying Spaghetti Monster V7 Boulder, 15 feet
Fulgora V8 Boulder, 15 feet
Frites & Cassoulet V9 Boulder, 9 feet
"The Pastafarian" V9-10 Boulder, 20 feet
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"The Pastafarian" V9-10 VA : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Olympus Boulder
This is the low start to "Flying Spaghetti Monster"...Find the high start pinch to "FSM" and then look several feet below the pinch to find two tiny crimps. The starting left crimp is about a half pad in width and sculpted into a pinkish colored dropstone, the right crimp is about a foot to the right and is a little less than a half pad. Find a foot, pull on, grab the higher crimp, and blast way up and back overhead to the start pinch on "FSM". Hang on and finish as per. ...[more] Browse More Classics in VA