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Chimney Rock Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.18663, -78.77616 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: M.Dubo Dubovsky on Apr 4, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: Overhead photo from imagery easily found on the in...


nice chunk of rock that doesn't see much climbing if looking for solitude head here.

lots of bouldering along with trad/top ropin'

Getting There 

- parking near MP 90'ish
-hike north on A.T. for 0.4 mile
- make left onto RipRap trail
-hike 1.2 more miles (you will pass Calvary Rocks in about 3/4 mile...keep on walking until reach cliff area

Climbing Season

For the Shenandoah National Park area.

Weather station 8.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Chimney Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Follow the wide crack straight to the top.

Tying the Knot 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Virginia : Shenandoah & NW VA Region : ... : Chimney Rock
Follow the shoulder-deep fist-to-thin hands crack to the narrow ledge 8 feet below the top of the rock. Traverse a step left to pull a few finger jams to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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Rock Climbing Photo: view from Chimney Rock...looking down into Paine R...
view from Chimney Rock...looking down into Paine R...
Rock Climbing Photo: cliffs continuing right
cliffs continuing right
Rock Climbing Photo: main area of rock
BETA PHOTO: main area of rock

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By Michael Fraizer
Apr 5, 2014
The main crack that splits the face in the beta photo is a nice fist to thin hands crack. A 5.7 with good pro all the way to the top.

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