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Submitted By: Aaron James Parlier on Mar 30, 2011
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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

For the McAfee's Knob area.

Weather station 0.4 miles from here

18 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',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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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
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
From: Boone, NC / Grayson, VA
Apr 4, 2011
ha! good eye, thanks Jay. I fixed it.
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