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Pachyderm Routes Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Sep 21, 2013
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Description 

30ish feet of nice sandstone. Lots of easy-ish routes.

Getting There 

If you follow the row of small boulders (Betty, Jonsey slab, Split Cheek) and keep walking to the massive boulders past these you will reach the Pachyderm Boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Southwest Virginia Region area.

Weather station 5.2 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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PachydermAbrasion 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Virginia : Southwest Virginia Region : ... : Pachyderm Routes
This is an awesome route that Shayne Fields pointed out in which Brian "Jonsey" Jones did a few years back.I cannot be certain of the "exact" grade and this may have been done as a trad route at some point as well... I do know this has been top roped and I will update this as the info come about.Look for the "elephant head" in the rock about mid-way up the face on the side of the boulder closest to the road. This climbs up the gap is the boulder and uses the "elephant eye" pocket. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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