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Balanced Rock Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 3,316'
Location: 36.91903, -82.62518 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aaron Parlier, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Jul 26, 2017
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Description 

The prominent formation of this boulderfield, Balanced Rock is majestic and proud.

Starting at the base is a nice roof with several fun lines. Over 30 feet above the roof is a tall, fractured column with a massive, seemingly precariously balanced slab of sandstone.

Getting There 

From the pull off walk down the trail and take the right trail at the fork.

Climbing Season

For the Southwest Virginia Region area.

Weather station 4.5 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['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',0],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Balanced Rock

Pony Buisness V7+ 7A+  Virginia : Southwest Virginia Region : ... : Balanced Rock
Proud! This one starts deep under the main roof and trends left to finish as per "Saddle Up" with either a left or right exit under the high balanced roof.Sit start matched under the low roof in the pebbly jug break. Off the start cross right into the sideways jug and reach higher to an undercling jug. Toss to the lip to a crimp/pinch and a thin iron crimp.Negotiate sloper ripples to the iron bubble "mouth crimp" with your right hand, then use an undercling rail to link into ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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