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Shaved Box Canyon Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.14324, -80.91788 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

A small alcove between the First Buttress and Second Buttress at Upper Meadow.

Getting There 

About a hundred yards climber's right of First Buttress but before you reach Second Buttress is a small alcove marked by the unmistakable Shroomage Pillar- which resembles the Brain at Beauty Mountain or the DC Memorial Boulder at Summersville Lake.

Climbing Season

For the Upper Meadow area.

Weather station 4.7 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Ein 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  West Virginia : The New River Gorge : ... : Shaved Box Canyon
Recommend pre-hanging the 3rd draw (requires a long stick). The belayer stance is on an occasional stream, but is good in dry weather. Great climbing through the first 4 bolts, then difficulty is over.Climb some dusty rock up an arête to a jug rail and traverse right to the first bolt. Make long reaches using good holds to the ledge at the second bolt. Figure out a wild boulder problem getting off the ledge and reach good holds near the 3rd bolt. Make a difficult clip, find the necessary feet t...[more]   Browse More Classics in West Virginia

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