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Administrators: Aaron Parlier, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Oct 26, 2014
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Parlier on one of several great lines at Flag Roof

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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]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Parlier on the start and FA of "Diamonds Are ...

Diamonds Are Forever V8 7B  Virginia : 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 Virginia

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Rock Climbing Photo: Brad on "Sky Light" at Flag Rock
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