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Second Pillar Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.53023, -77.44534 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Cunning Linguist on Aug 11, 2007
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Description 

Second pillar is similar to the first in size and stature, but offers slightly more challenging routes. Some of the best gear protected routes in the area can be found here. In the spring there is usually a foul-tempered mother goose nesting atop the structure. Tread carefully, as she's very protective, and please try not to disturb her.

Getting There 

From the first pillar, head toward the river. You can't miss it.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.3 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',1],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Second Pillar

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Second Pillar:
McKenna    5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport   
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McKenna 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  VA : Richmond/Central VA : ... : Second Pillar
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