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Alum Springs  


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Description 

Alum Springs is a public park in Fredericksburg with a long but relatively low bouldering wall.

Getting There 

Take I-95 to Exit 130A. Travel on Route 3 East for about 1.6 miles and passing under Route 1. Take a right at the light onto Greenbrier Dr and follow it to the end of the road. You will pass a (usually unmanned) gatehouse and will have to drive through a small creek to get into the park. Park and walk to the back of the lot (South) and up the hill. Follow the trail to the right for a short distance and you will see steps leading down to the right. You will see the climbing area from the base of the steps.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.7 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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Featured Route For Alum Springs
BBCC problem sequence

BBCC (Blueberry Cunton Candy) V2 5+  VA : Alum Springs
The route starts directly under a big blue piece of graffiti, there is a big jug for both of your hands start with your feet on small foot holds under the start. The first move from the start is a big up left to a large pocket. Then a right up to a flat shelf. Next come down to the long sloppery shelf, match up, cross over (left over right). Reach for the two finger pocket around the corner of the rock. Finally, left up to two finger pocket in the upper middle of the face. Top out on the corner ...[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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Driving across the creek.
Driving across the creek.
Looking down the length of the Alum Springs boulde...
BETA PHOTO: Looking down the length of the Alum Springs boulde...
The gatehouse:  WELCOME TO ALUM SPRINGS PARK  Hour...
BETA PHOTO: The gatehouse: WELCOME TO ALUM SPRINGS PARK Hour...
The stairs leading to the cliff.
BETA PHOTO: The stairs leading to the cliff.

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By Eli Buzzell
From: Rumney
May 22, 2014
Are there actual access issues here?
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