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Drop Zone Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: J Walpole on May 6, 2013

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This is boulder "J" on the mcafee.pdf, it isn't named and doesn't have any routes listed. I'd be happy to change the name/route if it's been done before.

Getting There 

If you are facing the nose of the Arrow Boulder, look to your right and there are 2 boulders with trees between them. The left boulder is Drop Zone.

Climbing Season

For the McAfee's Knob area.

Weather station 0.4 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Slip and Slide V1 5  VA : Roanoke/New River/Blacksbur... : ... : Drop Zone Boulder
Sit start and work with the left hand up the face and crack and right up the arete. Tricky topout through the little offwidth crack is the crux. Chicken-wing the crack and find a good spot on the slopper to gain access to the top. I call this "Slip and Slide" because there is only about 2.5 feet of path behind you and then a slanted hill, so if you pop off from the top you might roll down the hill. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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By Jay Shultis
From: Blacksburg VA
Mar 18, 2014
Always room for new lines at the Knob! Good work!

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