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Submitted By: David Enloe on Nov 6, 2012
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Spring Bay, Virgin Gorda, BVI

Description 

Includes both US and British Virgin Islands. Aside from the stellar granite boulders of the Baths, little exploration has been done involving the vast deepwater soloing and trad-climbing options around the islands. Almost all areas are accessed via boat, with only a few exceptions. Rock type varies from black basalt (???) to white granite (highest quartz content I have ever seen). Quality varies from place to place.

A couple of friends and I are the only climbers I know exploring the area. I have never established routes before so please give any input you have. Also, if you ever get on any of our climbs please feel free to comment on the ratings. I haven't been climbing all that long!

Getting There 

Fly to St. Thomas or Tortola. Travel between the islands by personal boat or ferry, and access crags via boat.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.3 miles from here

30 Total Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',4],['5.10',3],['5.11',3],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',11],['V4-5',4],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Virgin Islands:
Warm up arete   V0-1 4+     Boulder, 15'   Virgin Gorda, BVI : Spring Bay
Island Flake   V2 5+     Boulder, 20'   Virgin Gorda, BVI : Spring Bay
Island Crack   V2 5+     Boulder, 20'   Virgin Gorda, BVI : Spring Bay
Babar   V6-7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   Virgin Gorda, BVI : Devil's Bay
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Babar V6-7 7A+  North America : Virgin Islands : ... : Devil's Bay
Start on the left, with feet on the other boulder. Pinch your way out the rim of the roof, then climb the crack....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Jason Haas
From: Broomfield, CO
Nov 14, 2013
There is a new, comprehensive, color guidebook to the area that also serves as a travel guide: fixedpin.com/British_Virgin_Is...
By ClimbVI
Dec 6, 2013
Climb V.I. is now offering liveaboard sailing charters for climbers visiting to boulder Virgin Gorda and Fallend Jerusalem. Check us out at climbvi.com or www.facebook.com/climbvi.