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Upper Tier Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Sport, mixed, trad, and TR through roofs, hand cracks, slabs, and face climbing on ~80 ft cliffs. Routes: 5.8+ to 5.hard.

Getting There 

From the lower trail, hike downstream to the Lower Tier (Just above the first set of rapids), and then hike uphill ~300 ft to an obvious ~80 ft cliff.

Climbing Season

For the Roanoke/New River/Blacksburg area.

Weather station 7.1 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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


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C-bubs's glee 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Virginia : Roanoke/New River/Blacksbur... : ... : Upper Tier
Hard start and roof finish. Old cold shuts are suspect, and should be backed up with nearby trees. Access TR ledge by 4th class climb that comes up from the far right of the Upper Tier base....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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