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Afton Mountain Bouldering 0 / 0 / 0 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Central District 19 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 19
North District 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Old Rag 78 / 27 / 6 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 102
South District 1 / 0 / 7 / 33 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 40
White Oak Canyon 1 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Elevation: 1,709 ft
GPS: 38.281, -78.688 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: M.Dubo Dubovsky on Mar 30, 2011
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Jake Jones, Shawn Heath

Description

Thank god for national parks.
This national park is no exception.

With Skyline Drive winding 101 miles from Rockfish Gap to Front Royal there is ample climbing available to those who open their eyes and look around...

...plenty of bouldering fields, top rope routes and some of the Virginia classic climbs all within the gentle grip of the park boundaries....

Getting There

nps.gov/shen/index.htm

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Classic Climbing Routes at Shenandoah National Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Chimney in a Chimney
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Pure Fun
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Kopley's Corner
Trad, TR
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Dragon's Back
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
The Dobie Gillis Route
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Rusty Bong
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Elbows Deep
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Strawberry Fields
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
The Shield Direct
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Report to Sickbay
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Bushwhack Crack
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Oh My God Dihedral
Trad
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Sunset Crack
Trad
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Gone Fishing
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
The The
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Chimney in a Chimney Central District > Little Stoney Man… > Lego Block Area 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Pure Fun Old Rag > Summit Crags 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Kopley's Corner Central District > Little Stoney Man… > Bent Tree Area 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Dragon's Back Central District > Little Stoney Man… > Dragon Area 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
The Dobie Gillis Route Old Rag > Skyline Wall (PATC Wall) 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Rusty Bong Old Rag > Skyline Wall (PATC Wall) 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Elbows Deep White Oak Canyon > Upper Falls Wall 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Strawberry Fields Old Rag > Reflector Oven 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
The Shield Direct Central District > Little Stoney Man… > Bent Tree Area 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Report to Sickbay Old Rag > Reflector Oven 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Bushwhack Crack Old Rag > Wall That Dreams Are Made Of 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Oh My God Dihedral Old Rag > Middle God's Area-Left 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Sunset Crack Old Rag > Sunset Walls > Lower Sunset Wall 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Gone Fishing Old Rag > Sunset Walls > Middle Sunset Wall 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
The The Old Rag > Wall That Dreams Are Made Of 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Trad
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