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Greenstonia (Ridgeline) Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Andrew Cassidy on Dec 20, 2014
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Life After Greenstone (pre hold break), V9

Description 

Secluded bushwack accessible boulders with tons of potential for development. All the rock here is greenstone (as is most of the rest of the parkway). Plenty of opportunities for first ascents. Please check out blueridgebouldering.com/. No fires, camping, or leashless dogs.

Getting There 

See the map in the photos section. This area is currently only 2 boulders, but there is a ton of other rock to be climbed here and is actively being developed. If you find the mushroom boulder walk climber's right until you see two massive boulders we call "The Diving Boards". These two boulders could host some great sport climbs so if you're interested in that be my guest. Once you pass the Diving board boulders keep walking right a bit more until you see the God's Stone Boulder and this is the area we're called Greenstonia

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',3],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Greenstonia (Ridgeline)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Greenstonia (Ridgeline):
Green Goblin   V7-8 7B     Boulder   
God's Own Greenstone   V7-8 7B     Boulder, 1 pitch, 20'   
Life After Greenstone   V9 7C     Boulder, 20'   
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Featured Route For Greenstonia (Ridgeline)
Rock Climbing Photo: God's Boulder

God's Own Greenstone V7-8 7B  Virginia : Blue Ridge Parkway : ... : Greenstonia (Ridgeline)
Sit down start on a large Jug/Crimp in the back of the save and move straight out of the cave via crimps until you hit some perfect jugs. Moving off the crimps onto the jugs actually seems to be the crux. Taller climbers can do some foot magic but one of the first ascentionists ended up catching a massive swing. The top is not hard but actually pretty scray. We cleaned and practiced the top on a rope....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

Photos of Greenstonia (Ridgeline) Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Karen Lane
Karen Lane
Rock Climbing Photo: Life After Greenstone (pre hold break), V9
Life After Greenstone (pre hold break), V9
Rock Climbing Photo: Life After Greenstone (pre hold break), V9
Life After Greenstone (pre hold break), V9
Rock Climbing Photo: Life After Greenstone (pre hold break), V9
Life After Greenstone (pre hold break), V9
Rock Climbing Photo: Evergreen, V2
Evergreen, V2
Rock Climbing Photo: This image is taken from blueridgebouldering.com/
BETA PHOTO: This image is taken from blueridgebouldering.com/

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By Ryan Denver
Dec 1, 2016
Are there any known GPS coordinates for this area? Going to be driving home from school in a few days and wanted to stop here on the way.
By Andrew Cassidy
Dec 7, 2016
Ryan unfortunately no. Check out the map at: blueridgebouldering.com/Mushro.... That is probably your best bet. Get some coordinates while you're up there.

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