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Cupola Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Jan 20, 2010
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This boulder gets its name from it's split dome of rock appearance, and the dome like roof feature. This is a smaller boulder, only about 8 feet, but it has a deep crevasse in front where the sit starts originate.
This is an exciting boulder that is first to greet you on your trip up from the road to the RBS. with the best v-0/1 boulder problem in the Boneyard you have and obvious warm up. while at the Cupola boulder, be sure to try out the awesome "cupola Press" (v-5) and "Punctilio" (v-6), or if your up for it the "Cupola Project" that has a grueling top-out... "the recruit" (V-0) is a fun way to start the day if "Robot Love" isn't your cup-o-tea....

Getting There 

walk to the right across the meadow from "AVP" and the Left Boneyard". as you near the rocky saddle, stay close to the road and look for the large, shallow dome of rock coming from the ground. You will now be in the "Middle Boneyard" and at the Cupola Boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Grayson Highlands State Park area.

Weather station 6.9 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Cupola Project V10 7C+  Virginia : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Cupola Boulder
This project is the direct line, straight up the middle of the Cupola Boulder.Sit-starts in the shared start hold (as low as possible at the middle of the boulder directly below the roof). Move up through pinches and sidepulls to the base of the small roof. Span directly out to the lip. heel hook and mantle. This line has never been topped... Send it, grade it, and let us know about it!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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