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Lava Boulder

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Lava Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Administrators: Jake Jones, Shawn Heath, Aaron Parlier, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
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 Highland Bouldering Area 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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Base To Bulge V1 5  VA : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Lava Boulder
This is to the right of "Rhyo Light" and down onto the grassy base to the right of the big block base where all the lines including "Rhyo Light start upon.Start right of the base at the easy slab base below the small bulge roof.Climb up the slab to gain purchase of the blocked bulge. Reach direct up and over the bulge over the small roof and grab the beefy jug over the lip. Overcome and scale up the easy last portion to the scramble up top....[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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