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Shade Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 3,324'
Location: 36.9193, -82.62466 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aaron Parlier, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Jul 26, 2017
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Description 

Directly beside and touching the Unicorn Roof which is to Shade Boulder's left.

Shade Boulder has fantastic features and tough climbing. The slightly overhung main face has jug rails below and a line of interesting pockets at the top (not much in-between). The face has excellent quality sandstone features. The right arête has some pebbly hate in between nice features and.

Getting There 

From the pull-off, walk down the trail to the fork. Take the left and it leads directly to Unicorn and Shade.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.5 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['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',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Shade Boulder

Throwing Shade V7+ 7A+  Virginia : Southwest Virginia Region : ... : Shade Boulder
Look to the low left corner of the boulder and find the incut slot/runnel to match for a sit start.Move up to the sloper and higher crimp rail to match. Move right to make a huge move to one of the incut pockets at the high right corner of the face. Top out over the high right point of the boulder....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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