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Cockfight Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Nov 16, 2016
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Description 

Cockfight is directly below and beside the trail be easy to miss if you arent looking for it. The boulder has a slightly overhung main face (toward trail) and a steep roof that is blocked by a smaller block on the river-facing side.

The name here is derived from the sweet, sweet Mexican resturant not far from the Guest, El Palenque.

Getting There 

In section one, just past the Coal Train Boulder

Climbing Season

For the Southwest Virginia Region area.

Weather station 8.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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El Palenque V4 6B  Virginia : Southwest Virginia Region : ... : Cockfight Boulder
On the front, main face look toward the left for the giant, rounded flat shelf feature. Follow down and left more to the lower rounded shelf and sit start matched there. Make a big move up and left to a smaller flat holds and diagonal seam. Make a long reach to the right to the giant rounded ledge feature. Move directly above to the swirled loaf pinch and then to the top.Named for the sweet, sweet Mexican resturant not far from the Guest, El Palenque....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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