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Location: 37.43432, -79.60576 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aaron James Parlier, Shawn Heath, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Elliot Gaunt on Feb 9, 2014
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Hike a full mile up the trail and you will find the main area of boulders.

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Just start hiking to the top of sharp top trail and the rock gets better and bigger.

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getting set up for the crux dead point throw, low on the problem.

Break on through V9 7C  VA : Sharp Top : Unknown Boulder
Start right had on the prominent right facing side pull and stand up the the small left had crimp. move right had into a vertical hidden razor blade crimp in the back of the side pull rail. get high feet and move left had up to the bad sloper then made the big crux dead point move up to a dish high on the face. proceed to tick tack feet up high to good crimps and top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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By Aaron James Parlier
From: Boone, NC / Grayson, VA
Feb 22, 2014

There are a handful of older established boulder problems scattered along Sharp Top Trail at the Peaks of Otter, but to my understanding there are some access issues pertaining to climbing in this area which has hindered development in the past. I am not sure if these access issues still apply, but it is worth keeping in mind. Although The Hill is technically under the same jurisdiction, a lot of the land at The Hill is owned by the Blue Ridge Parkway, so the majority there is good to go. If anyone looks into this it would be great to know, Sharp Top Looks amazing! Break On Through sounds great Elliot!