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Hell Or High Water 

High Water Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This monstrous boulder/highball is directly to the right (when facing) of "Allegory of the Cave". Walk through the deep, dark "cave"-like overhang tunnel. When you see the vertical, blank-looking, highball arête, this is the High Water boulder. It continues around the corner as well. "Hell Or High Water" climbs the bold arête corner in the cave/room.

Getting There 

Walk though the Allegory tunnel and the next boulder, with the tall arête, is the High Water Boulder

Climbing Season

For the Southwest Virginia Region area.

Weather station 5.2 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['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',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Sierra Allen on "Hell or High Water"(V5)

Hell Or High Water V5+ 6C+  Virginia : Southwest Virginia Region : ... : High Water Boulder
One of the very best at the Lab!This problem is both bold and beautiful. Stand start (could go from the sit, but the sit start isn't as fun and doesn't add to the difficulty) with a left hand underclinging and iron edge under the bulge, and a right hand on the sloper/chunk (both mid-arête). Climb directly up the tall arête using thin crimps and a sloper/pinch to compress your way up the proud arete to the high, obvious jug.From the obvious protruding jug...[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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Rock Climbing Photo: Sierra Tackling the low crux before entering highe...
Sierra Tackling the low crux before entering highe...
Rock Climbing Photo: High Water Boulder, "Hell of High Water"...
High Water Boulder, "Hell of High Water"...

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