Array ( [0] => 105708955 [1] => 105852400 [2] => 110848216 [3] => 107083949 [4] => 107084053 ) Rock Climbing Routes & Photos in Central District, Shenandoah & NW VA Region
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Little Stoney Man Mountain 

Central District Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.61229, -78.37103 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Perhaps one of the more popular sections of SNP d/t Old Rag, Little Stoney Man Mtn, Bearfence Mtn, Big Meadows campground, etc.

Getting There 

Spans from Swift Run Gap (Rt33) - Thorton Gap (211)

Climbing Season

For the Shenandoah National Park area.

Weather station 3.8 miles from here

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',6],['5.7',8],['5.8',4],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Central District

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Central District:
Lego Block   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   Little Stoney Man Mountain : Lego Block Area
Chimney in a Chimney   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Little Stoney Man Mountain : Lego Block Area
Kopley's Corner   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'   Little Stoney Man Mountain : Bent Tree Area
Dragon's Back   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Little Stoney Man Mountain : The Dragon Area
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Featured Route For Central District
Rock Climbing Photo: Bent Tree Area at Little Stony Man with The Shield...

The Shield Direct 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Virginia : Shenandoah & NW VA Region : ... : Bent Tree Area
Move up through easy ground to the inside corner with a smooth face to the right. Follow the corner up, passing an old pin at about mid-height. Make a few awkward moves to gain a stance below the roof and place some good gear. Pull the roof (crux) using a thin rail, some finger-locks and a pinch on a block. Small feet but it's all there. Once you gain a stance above the roof, follow the corner directly above (don't go left...more rope drag) and finish up to the top. Vincent Penoso: "I named...[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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