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Submitted By: Aaron James Parlier on Sep 11, 2011
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The this area is host to many of the best of the best for the LRT... Some of my favorites are Mouth Of Wilson, Escape Form Alcatraz, Paladin, Ballad, Bicentennial Arete, SLS, Nancey, Cold As Ice, Kitten Mittens, Shang High... I feel like I could go on and on but I stop there and just let you see for yourself. Every time I walk down to the SLS Area I feel like a fat kid in the Willy Wonka factory.


Getting There 

Follow specific boulderfield access/directions in the GHSP Bouldering Guidebook, or GHSP's Rakkup Guidebook App

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.8 miles from here

66 Total Routes

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Featured Route For SLS Area
Aaron James Parlier on the 2nd ascent of "SLS"

SLS Roof V10 7C+  VA : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : SLS Roof
S.L.S. Boulder: Classic! Shane Messer did the impressive First Ascent of this line in 2009. The problem then went two years without seeing another send until August 2011 when Aaron James Parlier gained the 2nd. Matt Bosley claimed the 3rd ascent on Sept 13th 2012."S.L.S" starts far, low, in the back of the large, overhead, ominous roof. Match hanging on the low rear ledge on the middle two "knobs" with a heel hook out right. Reach out to the first and then second pinches (same as "Nancy"). From ...[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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