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Harrisonburg and NW VA

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Harrisonburg and NW VA Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Rock and crags found in Harrisonburg, Luray, and Front Royal areas.

Getting There 

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

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.4 miles from here

115 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',34],['2 Stars',52],['1 Star',13],['Bomb',0]
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Classic Climbing Routes in Harrisonburg and NW VA

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Harrisonburg and NW VA:
Angry Muppets   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Elizabeth Furnace : Talking Headwall
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
Melungian Brotherhood   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   Elizabeth Furnace : Buzzard Rocks
I Love Big Jugs   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Elizabeth Furnace : Talking Headwall
Half and Half   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     Sport, 1 pitch, 130'   Elizabeth Furnace : Buzzard Rocks
The Bulge   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Elizabeth Furnace : Buzzard Rocks
Pulp Friction   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Elizabeth Furnace : Buzzard Rocks
Premature Ecrakulation   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 30'   Indian Graves Ridge : IGR East side
Ne Plus Ultra   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Elizabeth Furnace : Talking Headwall
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
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
Big Balls   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Elizabeth Furnace : Talking Headwall
Foops   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   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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Rainy Day Woman 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13  VA : Harrisonburg and NW VA : ... : Lower Hidden
Route ascends obvious chimney to roof. At the roof, climb up and right (crux) to gain a horizontal crack (get gear here). then ascend a steep crack/seam with tricky gear to the top. Sustained climbing and tricky pro make this a tough lead....[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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