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Characterized by, done in, or executed with secrecy or concealment, especially for purposes of subversion or deception; private or surreptitious.

Just as the name hints at, this tucked away boulder offers a few fun lines with a short approach that afford some privacy away from the heavily traveled Cascades Trail.

Getting There 

The Clandestine Block is back a bit and on the same side of the stream as the Waterfall Block. Hike across the first bridge and once over the bridge, hike back downstream, but away from the stream itself toward the hillside. You will see what looks to be a tiny, un-climbable block, but its rear face holds several fun ones.

Climbing Season

For the Cascades Bouldering area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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Under the obvious diagonal rail (to the low left) and below the long seam that runs across the whole face of the boulder is a big left facing sidepull jug. Start here matched on the feature. Pop up and right to the fun sloper and then climb the diagonal seam to finish as per "Secret Squirrel"....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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