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Lonely Boulder

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Lonely Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Oct 24, 2010
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This is an obscure gem that rarely gets any love. This boulder has a classic on it called "Foot Kaput" that sets the scale for (v4) in the park. The rock is quality and grippy. Overhanging on the front face, to vertical on its hind end.

Getting There 

Walk like you are going to walk on to the MRNRA toward Mt Rogers. Notice when you get well within sight of the gate to enter the National Rec area, on your left, you will see sporadic outcroppings. This is the Lonely Area. Most of the outcroppings are nothing to climb on. The Lonely Boulder is across the top of this hill and on the other side a bit, and all by its lonesome...

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Steve on the starting block start to "Foot Ka...

Foot Kaput V4 6B  Virginia : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Lonely Boulder
The problem trends and flows from the low right sit start on the block at the base, to the high and far left of the boulder to the top out.Sit start with hands matched on top of the block at the base. Press up with a heel hook and reach for a right hand edge. Move to a side pull crimp edge and once in position, toss right to the edge of the boulder.Traverse over to the left, charge up and dyno to a discrete lip above (commit or go home with a fatty flapper). Top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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