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Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Feb 10, 2014
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A big boulder near the bridge before the tunnel (walking down from the parking, on the right by the river). The trail-side face has a steep roof, the side is tall, the river-side face is steep.

Getting There 

Down-trail, across the bridge, on the right by the river.

Climbing Season

For the Southwest Virginia area.

Weather station 8.2 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Coal Train Arete V2 5+  VA : Southwest Virginia : ... : Coal Train Boulder
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