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Legion Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Feb 27, 2013
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The baddest of the bad as far as The Cascades goes. Big, steep, proud, and full of hard projects. Steep and powerful, the faces and arête all have hard projects with technical, harsh lines. The landings are all good, although pads tend to slide in the fall due to leaves.

Getting There 

Head across the hillside from the Pyramid Area for a while. This big fella is tucked away in a deep drainage.

Climbing Season

For the Cascades Bouldering area.

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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


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Rock Climbing Photo: Incredible project

Banner Of Heaven (Arête Project) V11 8A  VA : Roanoke/New River/Blacksbur... : ... : Legion Boulder
Stand start and follow the blunt arête up through subtle pinches, sidepulls, and an undercling to the sloped top out... Tough as nails and as proud as they come....[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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left face and arete

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By Jay Shultis
Administrator
From: Oneonta, NY
Dec 9, 2013
May end up being the best boulder in VA... once a crew of rock stars put down these lines. Dreamy. My I-phone photos do it no justice, this beast is for real.
By Jonathan Metzman
From: Blacksburg, VA
Dec 25, 2013
Found this beast today on a little exploration hike. Totally unbelievable!!!! Easily the most badass boulder in the blacksburg area, next to zugzwang at bozoo!! proud and aesthetic as hell
By Aaron Parlier
Administrator
From: Boone, NC / Grayson, VA
Dec 25, 2013
Good stuff right!? Beautiful block...