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Lava Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Administrators: Aaron Parlier, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, 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 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]

Featured Route For Lava Boulder

Lava Fun V0-1 4+  Virginia : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Lava Boulder
To the right of "Base To Bulge" is about 40ft worth of quality bouldering that ranges from v-0 to maybe v-4... The lines are relatively vague and ambiguous with multiple variations, all worthwhile, but I will leave it open to interpretation. The rock is more than quality and the landings are great. It’s a perfect place to have fun and spend time. Enjoy!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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