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Old Dominion University Rockwall Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: -3'
Location: 36.8859, -76.3062 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aaron Parlier, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Derek Samples on Apr 5, 2013
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Description 

The ODU rock wall was constructed in 2009 by nicros - it is an art wall and features seven top ropes and one lead section. Being an art wall it hosts natural routes which range from 5.10 - 5.12d. Most of the routes are face climbs on overhanging terrain.

It is free to any odu student. Non students must acquire a $10 day pass and be the guest of an odu student - not to worry, if your above an 8 just stand outside the gym for a minute to find someone walking in and ask to be their guest!

Getting There 

Almost all lots on campus are free on the weekends; however if you want to climb mid week then your best bet is to park on a side street off campus and walk to the SRC (student recreation center). The approach is between 3-9 minutes

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 3.5 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',1],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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By Aaron Parlier
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From: Boone, NC
Apr 5, 2013
Since this is not an actual "rock wall" I'm going to move this section to the indoor, artificial wall, climbing gym section. Thanks for posting this!

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