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Routes in Raven's Roost

Black Snake T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Black Streak TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cups T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Ejector Seat TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Kermit's Revenge T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Road Warrior TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Twisted Ankle TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Unnatural Ice T,TR 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
White Punks On Dope TR 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Wise Crack T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Zig Zag Notch T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
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Description

Expansive and pretty well known climbing cliffs off the parkway.

Anchors for top rope can be a bit "iffy"...so bring plenty of webbing/etc.

Also, lots of trash and broken glass along bottom of cliff....fyi.

Route names and ratings per Washington and Lee Outing Club Guidebook

Getting There

Mile marker 10.7'ish.
Designated parking lot for overlook.
Cliffs and boulder is all below the overlook.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Raven's Roost

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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
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Kermit's Revenge
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Kermit's Revenge
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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
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Please do not use the tree, it has see extensive damage and the anchor can easily be made with rock protection. Black Diamond .4,.5,.75,1,2 May 22, 2017

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