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Massie Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Directly behind and very close to the Lava Boulder, which is directly behind and touching the Sunset Boulder.

The Massie Boulder is just above the Wilburn Waters Boulder.

The Massie Boulder is named after Lee Massie who worked for Fairwood Lumber Company and helped build the railroad that once moved through the region to log the forests in the area. The Massie family lived in one of the original cabins in the park in the late 1800s.

Massie is a highball steep boulder comprised of volcanic Rhyolite. The face is very featured and the landing is good providing you have couple pads to even out the small blocks below.

Getting There 

Directly behind the lava boulder. You walk between the two as you walk around the back of the Lava Boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Highlands area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Fairwood V1 5  Virginia : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Massie Boulder
To the left of "Lee Massie" where the lower section of the boulder slabs up to a steep overhead section (between the two section is a deep this finger crack). Look overhead at the top lip for the massive chicken head jug up high. Start below it.Stand start on holds on the slabby section and pull onto the boulder. Scale up direct to gain the big jug at the lip. Follow up through high territory through amazing loaf jugs and super deep grooves....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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