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Konnarock Block is a lot of fun, but not a destination by itself. If youre in the area check it out though. The arete problems are really fun, and the landings are good to go.

Getting There 

If you are ending your session here: walk past the upper overlook and pass through the Overlook Area, SLS Area, and Autumn Area... You will walk a span of trail without any climbable boulders and the trail will become steeper. Soon you will come to another small cluster of boulders with a taller egg-like boulder to the left of the trail. This is the Trails End Area, and the egg shaped boulder is the Trails End Boulder.

Walk past Trails End Boulder and further up and right is a massive boulder that is split at its downhill nose with a clean seperation. The block that has separated is called the Sever Block, and the rest of the massive boulder is the Sever Boulder.

If you walk uphill along the front of this and follow the boulder from there you will come to another, smaller, but similar boulder above it with a blunt arete. This is the Konnarock Block.

Climbing Season

For the Listening Rock Trail area.

Weather station 6.4 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

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Konnarock Slab V0-1 4+  Virginia : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Konnarock Block
Located on the Konnarock Block: Konnarock is a small mountain community just outside of GHSP that offers a gateway to not only GHSP, but also to the MRNRA, the Lewis Fork wilderness, and a couple smaller bouldering areas that are in the process of being developed... Don't forget to stop by Jerry's Kitchen to eat some good homestyle cooking while you out there... The Konnarock boulder is just a few feet up the hill and to the right of the "Sever Boulder and Block" and you will find this problem t...[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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