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Stones Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: TravisMelin on Jan 1, 2012
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Description 

Certainly this is the standout area on The Hill. Tons of big boulders strew over the hillside. Many proud, tall, unique lines, with mostly excellent landings. Difficult to organize as the area is large with no defining features in the geography to help describe locations of boulders.

Getting There 

To reach (most of) the stones: A faint climbers trail leads uphill from a grassy knoll on the north side of the parkway, where the road makes a sharp turn south of peaks of oter. From this trail you hit (in order) seamless, values, bull, steves, burlstain, mafia, hunting, pediatric, geriatric, den, 500, sun, fortress, and finally bastion boulder.

This may help.... Trail probably is covered in leaves, but should be easy enough to folllow if you find the start of it.

maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=2...

Climbing Season

For the Roanoke/New River/Blacksburg area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

97 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',14],['3 Stars',37],['2 Stars',38],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',31],['V4-5',34],['V6-7',25],['V8-9',6],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Stones

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Stones:
Bohemian Bearhug   V4 6B     Boulder, 16'   Values Boulder
500lb Chest   V4-5 6B+     Boulder, 12'   500lb boulder
Thoughtless Minds    V8 7B     Boulder, 14'   Values Boulder
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