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The Belly Boulder Area

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The Belly Boulder Area 


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Administrators: Aaron James Parlier, Shawn Heath, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Aaron James Parlier on Mar 30, 2011
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Sarene Cullen on "Welcome To Mcafee"(V0)

Description 

One of the sunniest (and best) bouldering areas at Mcafee's Knob! Located just off of the trail from the Corridor Area. This area is off the trail to your right as you hike up from the parking area. Most problems here are shorter, 10-12 feet tall with hard mantles. There are plenty of classic, awesome, must do's in this place!!


Getting There 

Hike three and a half miles up hill from the parking lot. Pass the Arrow Boulder, the Corridor Area on the left, and pay attention to your right. You will see a short boulder on the right hand side, and a trail cutting off (it will be clearer) to the right. you will see more boulder to the right... check it out!


Climbing Season


18 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',8],['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',4],['V2-3',9],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',2],['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 The Belly Boulder Area:
Warm Up Roof Left   V2 5+     Boulder, 20'   Warm-Up Boulder
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Featured Route For The Belly Boulder Area
Dish Prob '09

Dish Problem V4 6B  VA : McAfee's Knob : ... : Warm-Up Boulder
Tricky!SDS to the right of roof, just left of the arete in a slot. Climb straight up face through thin, shallow, slopey pockets and dished to gain the sweet, fat pinch below the top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

Photos of The Belly Boulder Area Slideshow Add Photo
Sarene Cullen pulling under the "Warm Up Roof"
Sarene Cullen pulling under the "Warm Up Roof"
Aaron James Parlier on "Domino"(V7)
Aaron James Parlier on "Domino"(V7)
Aaron James Parlier on "Domino"(V7)
Aaron James Parlier on "Domino"(V7)
Steve Lovelace cruxing "The Dish"(V4)
Steve Lovelace cruxing "The Dish"(V4)
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By Jay Shultis
Administrator
From: Blacksburg VA
Apr 4, 2011

it says 3.5 hours... should say 3.5 miles, more like a 1 hour hike for most climbers.

By Aaron James Parlier
Administrator
From: Boone, NC / Grayson, VA
Apr 4, 2011

ha! good eye, thanks Jay. I fixed it.