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For Better or Worse 
Wild Goose Chase 

Grand Design Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Administrators: Aaron Parlier, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Feb 11, 2014
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Description 

Big Boulder. Big Roof.

Getting There 

Left of Machine Gun.

Climbing Season

For the Southwest Virginia area.

Weather station 8.6 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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For Better or Worse V1 5  Virginia : Southwest Virginia : ... : Grand Design Boulder
This is an easy-going highball, but, it is also the only downclimb... So, before attempting, be absolutely sure you have no issue with backing off of the top of a 20+ft boulder that is overhung at the very top, and back tracking the thin holds.The sketchy FA was done with one pad and no spotters.Stand start to the far left of the roof on the backside of the boulder, to the right of the tree. There are good, thin, rounded holds to start on. Follow directly up the initially slabby face past thin c...[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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