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Administrators: Aaron James Parlier, Shawn Heath, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Aaron James Parlier on Nov 28, 2012
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Big Rig Boulder

Description 

This is a beautiful, massive, dark, and fully featured boulder lower down the hillside in the Wild Wood Area. Big Rig is mainly comprised with very dark Metamorphic Sandstone loaded with enormous to tiny dropstones, but also has green Sandstone faces. From steep roofs to slabby uppers, you’re going to find numerous angles and problems to suit any boulderers appetite.

I don't normally hand out a lot of 3-4 star ratings for GHSP just because I feel they should be reserved for pretty spectacular lines in each area. A few problems on this boulder deserve every star.


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Aaron James Parlier nearing the halfway point on the FA of "Boy Named Sue"(V4/5)

A Boy Named Sue V4-5 6B+  VA : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Big Rig Boulder
One of the best, and scariest moderates in Grayson.Sit start on the right side of the steepest section at the front side of the Big Rig Boulder (4ft to the right of the big block that sits to the left of the roof).The right start hand is a long sidepull crimp, the left crimps on a dropstone. Use the big ledge foot at the back of the roof to get off the ground. Follow jugs up the continued steepness and climb toward the large basketball sized, egg shaped, protruding drop stone at 13ft.Once at the...[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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