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The Buttermilks Rock Climbing 

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Egg's Left Arête V4 Emma Walker.


The boulders in this area are situated right off of the Buttermilk Trail that parallels Riverside Drive on the Southside. The only outlier is the Walker Texas ranger boulder, which is along Riverside Drive, but on the west side of Westover Hills Blvd.

A printable PDF guide is available here:

Getting There 

Parking can be found along Riverside Drive at the gravel lot just East of 42nd St, the 42nd St paved lot (if open, usually just parallel spots across from the gate), or a 3 car gravel pull-off just west of Southcliff Rd.

Climbing Season

For the Central & Southern VA Region area.

Weather station 7.9 miles from here

44 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Buttermilks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Buttermilks:
Baby Shark   V1 5     Boulder   Shark Boulder
The Eye of Sauron   V3 6A     Boulder, 8'   The Hobbit Hole
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in The Buttermilks

Featured Route For The Buttermilks
Rock Climbing Photo: Move toward rail at the apex of the boulder.

Jurassic Park Arête V4 6B  Virginia : Central & Southern VA Regio... : ... : The Egg Boulder
Sit start matched on the shelf. Work up the slopey arête to the hidden rail at the apex of the boulder....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

Photos of The Buttermilks Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Biker Crack V4 Emma Walker.
Biker Crack V4 Emma Walker.
Rock Climbing Photo: Biker Roof V0 Emma Walker.
Biker Roof V0 Emma Walker.
Rock Climbing Photo: Shark Arête V3 Emma Walker.
Shark Arête V3 Emma Walker.
Rock Climbing Photo: Whale Boulder,'The Eye' V9
Whale Boulder,'The Eye' V9
Rock Climbing Photo: Whale Boulder,'The Eye' V9
Whale Boulder,'The Eye' V9

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