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Widow Maker Roof  Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Aaron Parlier on Dec 12, 2014
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Description 

This huge trailside boulder is hard to miss. Directly beside the trail! When this was first climbed, a huge "widowmaker" branch hung ominously overhead supported by the tall end of the roof. Now it is gone, but the name stuck.

Getting There 

Directly beside the trail, this is the first close trailside boulder you see.

Climbing Season

For the Southwest Virginia Region area.

Weather station 8.6 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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


Featured Route For Widow Maker Roof

Widow Maker V1 5  Virginia : Southwest Virginia Region : ... : Widow Maker Roof
To the right of the uphill, back side of the boulder, look low and to the right of the roof where it almost meets the ground. Find the cool iron bubble jug pockets to sit start in. Work a bit left off the start, and then directly up the compression-ish features and good edges to the ledge higher up. Top out direct....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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