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Acorn Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Administrators: Aaron Parlier, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Sheila Rahim on Oct 4, 2009
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Description 

The Acorn Boulder is the first boulder you come to as you walk down the trail from the road. This boulder is short and jam-packed with lots of fun easy going boulder problems and a couple tough moderates.

Getting There 

Follow the trail down and this is the first, short, slopey boulder you will walk upon.

Climbing Season

For the Southwest Virginia area.

Weather station 7.4 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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


Featured Route For Acorn Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Aaron Parlier on the opening move to Chestnut Oak.

Chestnut Oak V4-5 6B+  Virginia : Southwest Virginia : ... : Acorn Boulder
At the far right side of the Acorn Boulder. look at the roof portion, and this problem will sit start on the left side of the roof. When at the far left side of the roof look for the large hueco hold to sidepull on and start with foot/feet to the left. Toss hard and right to the slopey lip and avoid the weakness in the back, staying out to the slopeyness. Traverse right through harsh slopers to top out in the middle of the face....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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Rock Climbing Photo: Steve on the fun sloper top-outs on the Acorn Boul...
Steve on the fun sloper top-outs on the Acorn Boul...
Rock Climbing Photo: Approaching the Acorn Boulder from the trail.
BETA PHOTO: Approaching the Acorn Boulder from the trail.
Rock Climbing Photo: Tyler Christensen on "Nuts and Volts" (V...
Tyler Christensen on "Nuts and Volts" (V...
Rock Climbing Photo: Steve on Black Oak (v6) on the Acorn Boulder, Drop...
Steve on Black Oak (v6) on the Acorn Boulder, Drop...

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