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True Grit Boulder  


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Description 

This is a must-visit boulder while at GHSP. Steep, proud, and unforgiving. True Grit houses one of the most loved and hated V5's in the park "True Grit". The holds on this line are thin, deep flakes with only feint pebbles and ripples on which to stand. If you donít have your footwork down to an art on "True Grit" you'll need to muster up your own true grit to get you to the top.

Also on this boulder are a handful of other lines that will test your tendons and core; "Lynchmob" and "Palisade".

Getting There 

Follow the Split Rock Bouldering Trail that starts between the two large Oak trees (behind the little green box) at the park office. The trail will lead you directly to the Periscope Boulder.The True Grit Boulder will be just a bit further and left od Periscope. You can't miss it. Its larger, steep, and awesome.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.8 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['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',0],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',2],['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 True Grit Boulder:
True Grit   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   
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Featured Route For True Grit Boulder
Jason Lachniet on the First Ascent of "True Grit" (V-5+). This Grayson Highlands test piece can be found at the Contact Station Boulders.

True Grit V5 6C  VA : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : True Grit Boulder
-True Grit Boulder-This is a GHSP classic, a favorite to many, and a great V-5 to tick off during your visit... This line is a must do for anyone visiting GHSP!sit start at the bottom of the middle of the boulder under a sharp, smallish flake and match on it. The feet are almost non-existent, (existing only on micro crystals, or later in the problem on previously used hands).trend left making pumpy, near campus bumps through sharp flakes with feet smeared or on anything you can place them on.fol...[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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