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South District Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: M.Dubo on Mar 30, 2011
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30° | 11°
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sunset over Calf Mountain in South District

Description 

one of the less visited areas of SNP and one of the more rugged of the three districts...not a bad thing!

Getting There 

South District spans from Rockfish Gap to Swift Run Gap (Rt 33)

Climbing Season

For the Shenandoah National Park area.

Weather station 11.3 miles from here

40 Total Climbing Routes

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['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',12],['V2-3',21],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Chin Up, Cheer Up

Chin Up, Cheer Up 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13  VA : Shenandoah National Park : ... : Uphill Crag II
- stay right of small tree growing off of first ledge.- work up slabby stuff and then work main crack on moderate roof/overhang- continue up overhang until about halfway and follow the small crack up to top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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Rock Climbing Photo: s. district from near Loft mountain
s. district from near Loft mountain
Rock Climbing Photo: Hightop Mtn view area.
Hightop Mtn view area.
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Rock Climbing Photo: fresh snow near Calf Mtn.
fresh snow near Calf Mtn.
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Rock Climbing Photo: view from summit of Loft mtn.
view from summit of Loft mtn.
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