Friends over things, outside over inside. Will you go out with us? #OptOutside — Join Us Outside
Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Forbidden Area

Select Area...
Flag Roof 
Forever Block 
Sky Rock 
Zombie Boulder 

Forbidden Area Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 314
Administrators: Jake Jones, Shawn Heath, Aaron Parlier, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Oct 26, 2014
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!
Parlier on one of several great lines at Flag Roof

Specific Areas at Flag Rock are closed to public access. MORE INFO >>>


Big blocks and cool features are strewn throughout the Forbidden Area. Many exciting boulders!

Getting There 

Beyond the Pavilion Area.

Climbing Season

For the Southwest Virginia area.

Weather station 4.8 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Forbidden Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Parlier on the start and FA of "Diamonds Are ...

Diamonds Are Forever V8 7B  VA : Southwest Virginia : ... : Forever Block
Burly and beautiful. At least 14 moves -mostly compression.Sit start at the low pointed base under the steepness. Start with a right hand on the low side-pull jug chunk and a right heel-hook. Your left hand will get the low, meaty jug pinch.Off the start make several harsh compression slaps to side-pulls and flat pinches. Work out the belly to the two, twin compression corners at the lip of the boulder leading to the face. Either work a techy, tension-intensive toe hook into a thin compression s...[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

Photos of Forbidden Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Brad on "Sky Light" at Flag Rock
Brad on "Sky Light" at Flag Rock

Comments on Forbidden Area Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!