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Great North Mountain - Crooked Run to Hunkerson
A ridge trail with great views and less rock than Northern Mountain Trail. Near Basye, Virginia
Kaylor's Knob Perimeter
A challenging, technical perimeter loop that is fun to ride in both directions. Near Massanutten, Virginia
Kaylor Ridge Trail (North)
Massanutten ridge riding... Rocky, technical terrain! Near Massanutten, Virginia
Pink Loop
The Pink Loop is a local favorite that combines a few different singletrack trails. Near Massanutten, Virginia
North Mountain Trail (1009)
Rocks, views, and remote feel sum up this ridge top trail. Thankfully very few super steep pitches. Near Moorefield, West Virginia
Mill Mountain Trail
A rocky ridge ride providing access to other great trails. Near Moorefield, West Virginia
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Shenandoah & NW VA Region Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Rock and crags found in SNP, the Shenandoah Valley, Harrisonburg area, Luray, and Front Royal areas.

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For directions to specific areas, see the area's page.

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Weather station 6.4 miles from here

327 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Shenandoah & NW VA Region

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Shenandoah & NW VA Region:
Failure to Communicate   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Elizabeth Furnace : Buzzard Rocks
Raising Arizona   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Elizabeth Furnace : Buzzard Rocks
Anonymous Flake Right   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'   Elizabeth Furnace : Buzzard Rocks
Half and Half   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   Elizabeth Furnace : Buzzard Rocks
Melungian Brotherhood   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   Elizabeth Furnace : Buzzard Rocks
Ass Cannibal   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 130'   Elizabeth Furnace : Buzzard Rocks
I Love Big Jugs   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Elizabeth Furnace : Talking Headwall
Pulp Friction   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Elizabeth Furnace : Buzzard Rocks
The Bulge   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Elizabeth Furnace : Buzzard Rocks
Bird Shit Overhang   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Indian Graves Ridge : IGR East side
Psoriasis   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   Crescent Rocks : Right Sector
Crescent Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Crescent Rocks : Washington Wall
Premature Ecrakulation   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 30'   Indian Graves Ridge : IGR East side
Snowblower   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   Hidden Rocks : Lower Hidden
Rainy Day Woman   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 55'   Hidden Rocks : Lower Hidden
Pure Energy   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Elizabeth Furnace : Talking Headwall
Fortis   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Elizabeth Furnace : Talking Headwall
Foops   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Elizabeth Furnace : Talking Headwall
Big Balls   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Elizabeth Furnace : Talking Headwall
Leading Should Feel This Way   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Elizabeth Furnace : Talking Headwall
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Featured Route For Harrisonburg and NW VA
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Premature Ecrakulation 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Virginia : Harrisonburg and NW VA : ... : IGR East side
This is a sweet finger crack that begs to be longer. Start on the ledge and climb the crack nearly to the top where it becomes a bit blank before reaching the anchors. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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