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Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on May 26, 2012
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You have to check this one out.

The rock in the Highlands was formed a rift that allowed volcanic magma to surge upward. As the massive mountains that once were the Appalachian chain eroded, this harder rock remained protruding from the earth... and now we get to climb on it.

These rocks are light grey and weathered. The stone is super skin friendly, so after a day or two of pulling on the aggressive stone lower in forest areas in GHSP this is very welcomed.

Expect slopey dishes, jugs, and massive rounded pockets here. Most lines on LAVA are tall to medium in height and from V0-v3...

Getting There 

Walking from Horizon toward Sunset, veer left before sunset and follow the pony trail. The Lava boulder is on your right.

Climbing Season

For the Highlands area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rhyo Light V0- 4-  Virginia : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Lava Boulder
so fun:This line is perfect for an easy, confident highball line that anyone can enjoy.Find "Pedestal" and this one is to the right of that line.Slab up to the start of a massive, deeply grooved seam. follow the groove up into more massive, confident, fun jugs that lead you up to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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