Patriot Boulder Rock Climbing
Aaron Parlier on "The Declaration"
The Patriot boulder is full of tough, shot, steep classics. Be sure to try the Freedom Eagle, which has a cool gaston drop stone shaped like and "eagle egg".
This boulder is crazy steep, not too tall, and just featured enough to have some tough problems on it. Bring some pads, as the landing is a bit rocky (but not terrible).
Climbing Season For the Grayson Highlands State Park area.
Weather station 6.8 miles from here
5 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Patriot Boulder
'The Declaration V9 7C VA
: Grayson Highlands State Par...
: ... : Patriot Boulder
This line is basically "Patriot Arete (Right)", Starting low on the arête roof, climbing up and right, and then topping out as per "Patriot Arete"... This one is tough and well worth doing! Start under the "Patriot Arete" in the same location as Patriot, but with hands on the right portion of the arête roof, left pinching the low sloper rail, right above on a crimp/pinch. Bicycle the base of the arête with feet. Make a huge move out and right to an obvious, deep, side-pull flake. Make another...[more] Browse More Classics in VA