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Southern Traverse - IMBA Epic
Big mountain singletrack on the east coast - 3,000 feet of climbing for courage and endurance. Near Verona, Virginia
Benson Run Rd
A fire road climb to the Shenandoah Mountain trail. Near Craigsville, Virginia
Bridge Hollow
Hike-a-bike out of Mountain House followed by a steady climb to Bald Ridge (Braley's downhill). Near Monterey, Virginia
Shenandoah Mountain Trail (447)
Seldom ridden in its entirety, the SMT is a backcountry adventure. Near Monterey, Virginia
Bald Ridge Trail
(aka Brailey's DH) One of the best singletrack downhills in the George Washington National Forest. Near Monterey, Virginia
Braley's Pond & Confederate Breastworks Loop
The first 1/3 of the ride is fireroad and pavement (long climb) then two great singletrack downhills Near Weyers Cave, Virginia
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Shenandoah National Park  


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Description 

Thank god for national parks.
This national park is no exception.

With Skyline Drive winding 101 miles from Rockfish Gap to Front Royal there is ample climbing available to those who open their eyes and look around...

...plenty of bouldering fields, top rope routes and some of the Virginia classic climbs all within the gentle grip of the park boundaries....


Getting There 

nps.gov/shen/index.htm

Climbing Season



Weather station 11.3 miles from here

65 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',34],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',6],['5.7',9],['5.8',6],['5.9',4],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',13],['V2-3',24],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['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 Shenandoah National Park:
Lego Block   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   Little Stoney Man Mountain : Lego Block Area
Chimney in a Chimney   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Little Stoney Man Mountain : Lego Block Area
Kopley's Corner   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'   Little Stoney Man Mountain : Bent Tree Area
Dragon's Back   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Little Stoney Man Mountain : The Dragon Area
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Featured Route For Shenandoah National Park
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Dragon's Back 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  VA : Shenandoah National Park : ... : The Dragon Area
Start directly below the dragon's crack and climb up to where the crack begins. There is a a good place to stand and rest if needed before the crack. Once on the crack, it is great climbing for 40 feet with plenty of holds and tons of solid pro. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

Photos of Shenandoah National Park Slideshow Add Photo
near Calf Mountain...looking south towards Humpbac...
near Calf Mountain...looking south towards Humpbac...
ah...spring in the mountains
ah...spring in the mountains
foggy morning at Rockfish Gap
foggy morning at Rockfish Gap
mccormick gap overlook
mccormick gap overlook
curl up!
curl up!
winter view from Rockfish Gap area
winter view from Rockfish Gap area
just passing thru
just passing thru
hmmm...
hmmm...
shade
shade
The ice climbing practice areas of White Oak Canyo...
The ice climbing practice areas of White Oak Canyo...

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