All Locations > Virginia > Southwest Virgini… > Grayson Highlands… > Highlands > Horizon Area > Horizon Boulder
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|Type:||Boulder, 20 ft|
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|Shared By:||Aaron Parlier on Jul 8, 2009|
|Admins:||Aaron Parlier, Jake Jones, Shawn Heath|
DescriptionThis may be the proudest line in the park:
you can see this line from a mile away (from the park road), or from over 7 miles off (from the hikes around Mount Rogers and surrounding areas). It proudly overlooks a large chunk of the park and miles and miles of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Tall, windswept, exposed and classic as hell.
Horizon Line stand starts at the bottom of the middle of the face on a side pull and small crimp. Gain two small, shallow,angle-cut finger "pockets", with a high foot.
Move up to a precarious right hand slash side-pull at a diagonal.
Move a left hand up into a shallow-nothing side-pull. Bump your right hand up off of the smooth side-pull to the good jug above.
Finish the nice, lofty and exposed top out:) one of the best lines Grayson has to offer.
(Bring plenty of pads, or at least a couple big ones - the landing is rocky).
LocationThis challenging highball project line has seen several attempts, but it's yet to be sent to anyone's knowledge.
go to the main cluster, and scramble to the right, before you would have to walk between any of the large, other boulders.
when you go right, there should be one, tall, seemingly feature-less face. the face sits off the ground about three feet up, and the landing is bad. if you see these things, you are at the
The project starts at the bottom of the middle of the face on two small, shallow, two finger "pockets", with a high foot.