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BETA PHOTO: Old Tree Boulder in Ridge Boulders Area. Easily id...

Private property all along the old access road. Access from Rocky Run ATV trail is all on NF land. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

A set of incredible boulders on top of a scenic knob just off Rte 33 W, about 15 miles W of Harrisonburg in Rawley Springs. Some hunter and ATV traffic, seasonally, but a beauty location especially in the late summer and fall.

Getting There 

Take Rte 33W from Harrisonburg to Rawley Springs. Wind through the S curve above the river and look for 2nd Mtn Rd on your right. Pass this and look for Rocky Run about 100yds further on, on the R. follow RR to parking loop at end and hike upstream to find ATV trail on R bank. 45 minute hike to summit, 35 on the return. Trail can be rough or a bit loose and muddy. At end of trail (intersection with fire road), turn L and follow uphill for about 100 yds. boulders are obvious, sitting on R shoulder of road.

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Weather station 7.3 miles from here

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Slap Happy V0 4  VA : Second Mountain
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Ridge Boulders Area: What I'm pretty sure is the l...
BETA PHOTO: Ridge Boulders Area: What I'm pretty sure is the l...
Ridge Boulders Area: What I'm pretty sure is the C...
BETA PHOTO: Ridge Boulders Area: What I'm pretty sure is the C...
Ridge Boulders Area: Sanctuary Wall. Really nice w...
BETA PHOTO: Ridge Boulders Area: Sanctuary Wall. Really nice w...
Ridge Boulders Area: The Nose Boulder, located dir...
BETA PHOTO: Ridge Boulders Area: The Nose Boulder, located dir...
Ridge Boulders Area: The Old Wall, as viewed from ...
BETA PHOTO: Ridge Boulders Area: The Old Wall, as viewed from ...
Ridge Boulders Area: The Prickly Boulder.
BETA PHOTO: Ridge Boulders Area: The Prickly Boulder.
The Northern wall of the Slopeback Boulder in the ...
BETA PHOTO: The Northern wall of the Slopeback Boulder in the ...
Upper Ridge Area: Pyramid Boulder. The hand crack ...
BETA PHOTO: Upper Ridge Area: Pyramid Boulder. The hand crack ...
Upper Boulders Area: Turtle Boulder, viewed from t...
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By Andrew Cassidy
Jul 20, 2011
www.drtopo.com/submitted/2nd_mtn.pdf
By bigdan
Mar 8, 2012
The Dr. Topo guide is good there have been twenty or so good problems done in the area since it was put out, but there are still a lot of projects to go. If anybody is in the area and wants to get out there let me know.
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