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Cap-Gun Boulder  


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Submitted By: Aaron James Parlier on Jan 20, 2010
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Description 

This littlish boulder is egg shaped (the egg would have been a good name if it weren't so unoriginal) and appealing to the eyes. The back side of "Cap-Gun" is much overhung while the first, downhill-most side is relatively vertical and even slabby at a section. It is a free standing boulder and holds lines all the way around it. The climbing here is crimpy, ledgy, and has an awesome sloping lip. This boulder has safe landings all around as well....

Getting There 

if you pass the roadside boulder and follow the streambed back and slightly uphill, this boulder will be the next one you come to.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.8 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',3],['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',1],['V2-3',5],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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"The Facade"

Facade V3 6A  VA : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Cap-Gun Boulder
sit start under the overhang matched on a positive crimp slot. move up through one or two more crimp rails (you decide when to toss for the lip), and ending on a positive ledge to top out on....[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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