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Raven's Roost Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.93393, -78.95298 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aaron Parlier, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: M.Dubo Dubovsky on Mar 26, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: Tree anchor. As you can see in the background the...

Description 

Expansive and pretty well known climbing cliffs off the parkway.

Anchors for top rope can be a bit "iffy"...so bring plenty of webbing/etc.

Also, lots of trash and broken glass along bottom of cliff....fyi.

Route names and ratings per Washington and Lee Outing Club Guidebook

Getting There 

Mile marker 10.7'ish.
Designated parking lot for overlook.
Cliffs and boulder is all below the overlook.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 6.9 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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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Rock Climbing Photo: Black Streak
BETA PHOTO: Black Streak
Rock Climbing Photo: Large crack directly below tree anchor that was cl...
BETA PHOTO: Large crack directly below tree anchor that was cl...
Rock Climbing Photo: Rappelling down the large crack.  My 70 meter rope...
Rappelling down the large crack. My 70 meter rope...
Rock Climbing Photo: Tree anchor point above large crack.  Good anchors...
BETA PHOTO: Tree anchor point above large crack. Good anchors...
Rock Climbing Photo: View from the top and tree anchor point.
View from the top and tree anchor point.
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Rock Climbing Photo: nice boulder near base of cliffs. good luck.
nice boulder near base of cliffs. good luck.
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Rock Climbing Photo:

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By Andrew Gerald Thaller
May 22, 2017
Please do not use the tree, it has see extensive damage and the anchor can easily be made with rock protection. Black Diamond .4,.5,.75,1,2

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