DC Memorial Boulder Rock Climbing
The hidden gem
Huge boulder with overhanging (30-45 degrees) powerful climbs that are exciting and short.
A couple of unfinished projects still remain on this boulder.
Climbs range from 11a to 13a/b
In the most recent Cater guidebook he made a mistake in describing the DC memorial boulder...There is no route #37(project), routes 38+39+40 are on the main face, #41 is the 12a around the corner.
After coming down the ladders follow the cliff east (left) it s the giant boulder in front of you!
Weather station 2.1 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in DC Memorial Boulder
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Vaseline Vision 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : DC Memorial Boulder
Start on the large right facing dihedral, make the same starting moves as Delayed Stress Syndrome, clip the 2nd and 3rd blts off the jug then rest. Out of the rest grab the horn, cross to an undercling, go big up to the mini-heuco, match, throw up and right and keep the pump at bay to clip the anchors way above your 3rd bolt....[more] Browse More Classics in WV
No name route on the back of DC
BETA PHOTO: DC Memorial Boulder
Good place to take shelter
BETA PHOTO: The Boulder, looking back towards the ladder.
Aug 19, 2014
There is a really fun 5.10b on the backside of the DC boulder. It was in the 2010 guidebook labeled as unnamed with no stars. We had a blast knocking off some moss and figuring out the moves. Very cool movement the whole way and great oppurtunity for pictures.