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Areas in Virgin Islands

Cave Cove, Outer Brass Island 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Ginger Island 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Hans Lollik, Black Diamond 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Little Tobago 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Outer Brass Cave 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Santa Maria Cliffs 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
St. John 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
St. Thomas 1 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Thatch Island 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Virgin Gorda, BVI 0 / 0 / 0 / 49 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 49
Elevation: 103 ft
GPS: 17.744, -64.775 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: David Enloe on Nov 6, 2012
Admins: Mike Madsen

Description [Suggest Change]

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 [Suggest Change]

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

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Classic Climbing Routes at Virgin Islands

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1 5
 19
Island Crack
Boulder
V1 5
 12
White Crab Arête
Boulder
V1 5
 5
Devils Bay Trail Traverse
Boulder
V1 5
 12
UG Arete
Boulder
V2 5+
 11
Island Flake
Boulder
V2 5+
 7
Jump the Shark
Boulder
V3 6A
 6
Babar's Tusk aka Babars Crack
Boulder
V3 6A
 4
Brunswick a.k.a. The Skull
Boulder
V4- 6B
 4
Allez Up Arête
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 3
Right Jaw
Boulder
V5 6C
 4
Peebles
Boulder
V6-7 7A+
 5
Babar
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Island Crack Virgin Gorda, BVI > Spring Bay > Spring Bay Boulder
 19
V1 5 Boulder
White Crab Arête Virgin Gorda, BVI > Spring Bay > High Tide Boulder
 12
V1 5 Boulder
Devils Bay Trail Traverse Virgin Gorda, BVI > Baths > Almost To Lithgow
 5
V1 5 Boulder
UG Arete Virgin Gorda, BVI > Guavaberry Spri… > UG Boulder
 12
V1 5 Boulder
Island Flake Virgin Gorda, BVI > Spring Bay > Spring Bay Boulder
 11
V2 5+ Boulder
Jump the Shark Virgin Gorda, BVI > Spring Bay > High Tide Boulder
 7
V2 5+ Boulder
Babar's Tusk aka Babars Crack Virgin Gorda, BVI > Baths > Babar Boulder
 6
V3 6A Boulder
Brunswick a.k.a. The Skull Virgin Gorda, BVI > Devil's Bay
 4
V3 6A Boulder
Allez Up Arête Virgin Gorda, BVI > Spring Bay > Grill Boulder
 4
V4- 6B Boulder
Right Jaw Virgin Gorda, BVI > Devil's Bay
 3
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
Peebles Virgin Gorda, BVI > Guavaberry Spri… > UG Boulder
 4
V5 6C Boulder
Babar Virgin Gorda, BVI > Baths > Babar Boulder
 5
V6-7 7A+ Boulder
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There is a new, comprehensive, color guidebook to the area that also serves as a travel guide: fixedpin.com/British_Virgin… Nov 14, 2013
ClimbVI  
Climb V.I. is now offering liveaboard sailing charters for climbers visiting to boulder Virgin Gorda and Fallend Jerusalem. Check us out atclimbvi.com orfacebook.com/climbvi. Dec 6, 2013
Michael Toth
charlotte, nc
Michael Toth   charlotte, nc
I'm looking to do some DWS in the area and I see a lot of options. Does anybody have any advice on some moderate DWS for someone who has never DWS'ed before?

Michael toth
michaeljamestoth@gmail.com Feb 16, 2016

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