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Description 

This boulder, as its name hints at, welcomes intrepid Highcountry boulderers as they approach the Horizon Area. This is a smaller boulder when compared to the looming giants in the distance, but it’s a great place to warm up and get loose before jumping in the ring with what lies ahead.

Getting There 

As you approach the Horizon Area, look off the trail on the right hand side in the distance. There will be a tiny little boulder sticking up. The HWB is strangely shaped and a bit overhung at its base. Try to follow a mowed path to get to it and try not to trample any plant-life besides grasses on your way to the boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Horizon Area area.

Weather station 5.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['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',2],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Welcome to the Highlands V1+ 5  Virginia : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Highlands Welcoming Boulder
Sit Start low and left on a large ledge hand. stand on good feet and bump hands up to another ledge. heel hook your left to the start ledge and find another good foot for the right. walk hands to smaller edges, and bump your left foot to another closer heel hook. get the right foot into a good spot, and toss a right hand to the crimp in the middle of the face. follow with a left hand to another crimp underneath.walk you left foot up and stand to a bomber edge on top. top out is easy....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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