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Cascadia  


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Administrators: Aaron James Parlier, Shawn Heath, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Aaron James Parlier on Feb 2, 2012
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Description 

If you live in the Blacksburg Area and like to boulder than there is no reason not to come to the Cascades at least once. The biggest reason in my opinion is for this boulder in particular (there are several other amazing boulders and a kickass waterfall, but the Cascadia Boulder is SO CLOSE!)...
The Cascadia Boulder is literally 2 minutes worth of level and downhill walking from the parking-lot, and it offers v2, v5, v7/8, and v11 potential... All the while being in a scenic forest and stream-side setting. Whats not to love?

This boulder has two short vertical sides and a front with an 8-9 foot vertical roof. Solid landing...


Getting There 

Park. Get paddage on your back. Walk up the trail for 1.5-2 minutes. Look down the hill by the stream on your right at the massive boulder. Connect the dots.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.9 miles from here

15 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cascadia:
Space Invaders   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   
Threat Level Midnight   V5 6C     Boulder, 13'   
Inglorious   V5 6C     Boulder, 7'   
Rapunzel Syndrome   V6-7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   
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Featured Route For Cascadia
The throw under the roof

Accelerated Freefall V9 7C  VA : Cascades Bouldering : ... : Cascadia
Squeeze yourself down as far under the left side of the roof as you can manage. Start with a right hand in a hollow-sounding flake-pocket, left hand on a smeary non-hold, and butt firmly on the ground. Open up your bag of tricks, and pull out some toe-hooks, bat-hangs and heel-toe cams on your way to the lip. Catch a quick breather, make a hard ninety-degree turn to starboard, and start heading all the way over to the other arete, smearing your heel on wherever you can make it stick. Grab th...[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

Photos of Cascadia Slideshow Add Photo
Ross on "Inglorious"
Ross on "Inglorious"
"Inglorious"
"Inglorious"
Hepler sticking the tough finish to Inglorious.
Hepler sticking the tough finish to Inglorious.
"Inglorious"
"Inglorious"

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By TravisMelin
From: Roanoke, VA La Crosse, WI
Feb 10, 2012
Good work aaron! This boulder is really excellent, worth the visit for sure. Hopefully another one soon!
By Aaron James Parlier
Administrator
From: Boone, NC / Grayson, VA
Feb 11, 2012
Thanks Travis!
By Jay Shultis
Administrator
From: Blacksburg VA
Apr 2, 2012
This looks great guys! I have never been to the Cascades when it was dry enough to climb! Looking forward to checking this out when I move back to the 'burg next month!
By Aaron James Parlier
Administrator
From: Boone, NC / Grayson, VA
Apr 2, 2012
Cool Jay, let me know what you think
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