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Thatch Island  

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Location: 18.3608, -64.861 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: David Enloe on Nov 8, 2012
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The northwest side of Thatch island has a number of fun deepwater soloing areas. When there isn't north swell, and the wind is moderate or less, it is a great, beautiful, secluded spot to spend the day. The rock is black basalt, with varying quality. More crags as we explore the area...

Getting There 

Take a boat from the east end of STT. This is the closest crag to the boat rentals on STT.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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Thatch Hard 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  North America : Virgin Islands : ... : The Blob
What makes this route so fun is the fact that the crux is down low, and, although continuous, it slowly lets up as you get higher. A great route to push your grade. Starts with a traverse to the right, and then straight up a face. Black basalt. Watch out for a few loose flakes at the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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