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Sever Block

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Sever Block Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Sep 11, 2011
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Description 

Sever Block is unique and host to several easy-going, fun, short boulder problems. If you haven't been climbing long, you'll enjoy checking this block out, and ending your day here. the holds are knobby and crimpy and inside the split is a slab face with multiple short slab lines that are as soft as your puffy jacket...

Getting There 

If you are ending your session here: walk past the upper overlook and pass through the Overlook Area, SLS Area, and Autumn Area... You will walk a span of trail without any climbable boulders and the trail will become steeper. Soon you will come to another small cluster of boulders with a taller egg-like boulder to the left of the trail. This is the Trails End Area, and the egg shaped boulder is the Trails End Boulder.

Walk past Trails End Boulder and further up and right is a massive boulder that is split at its downhill nose with a clean seperation. The block that has separated is called the Sever Block, and the rest of the massive boulder is the Sever Boulder.





Climbing Season

For the Listening Rock Trail area.

Weather station 6.4 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',4],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Sever Block

Rock V-easy 3  Virginia : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Sever Block
Sever Block: Easy!! When you approach the Sever Boulder & Block, walk to the clean split between the two. The smaller Block is the Sever Block, the massive boulder being the Sever Boulder. The Sever Block has a cool, shear (but well featured) slab side in the split, and a fun front side where you will find the easy slab problems called; "Rock" "paper" & "Scissors" and also the slab traverses "Sever Slab Left Traverse" and its right counterpart. "Rock" is the left of the trio "Rock, Pap...[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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