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Buzzard Rocks

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About Buzzard Rocks:

This is the ridge top visible from Roadside Crag parking. Turn on the fish hatchery road and look for obvious Buzzard Rocks trail head on right .9 mile past hatchery. 45 minute approach to ridge top and climbs. Mostly long slab climbs with great views. Once on top of ridge trail will slightly descend and then ascend. At top of ascent bear right on to faint trail to the top of Raising Arizona which is main reference point for climbs listed here. This area is listed in the Virginia Climber's Guide as "Little El Cap". More info on the routes can be found at www.blackburn-tree.org/buzzardrock
Approach: 2 miles
Approach Time: 45 minutes
Latitude, Longitude: 38.94222, -78.30167
Access Issues:
Rock Type: UNKNOWN
Type of Climbing: Sport/Trad
Sun Aspect: Afternoon Sun

Routes

SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Three Amigos Direct Start 5.5 1
2 Average Rating = 3.60/5 Three Amigos (1) 5.4 7
3 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Slab to Right of 3 Amigos (1) 5.8 4
4 Average Rating = 3.67/5 Pulp Friction 5.9 18
5 Average Rating = 3.67/5 Raising Arizona (2) 5.7 18
6 Average Rating = 3.80/5 Failure to Communicate 5.8 10
7 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Failure to Communicate Right 5.8 1
8 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Kimberly 5.8 1
9 Average Rating = 4.11/5 Melungian Brotherhood 5.8 13
10 Average Rating = 4.20/5 Ass Cannibal 5.8 7
11 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Long Corner 5.5 1
12 Average Rating = 3.50/5 The Bulge 5.9 2
13 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Half and Half Left 5.7 2
14 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Half and Half Direct Finish 5.7 1
15 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Half and Half Right 5.8 0
16 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Obscure Adventure 5.7 0
17 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Keep off the Riff Raff 5.6 1
18 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Keep Off the Riff Raff - DIRECT 5.7 3
19 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Anonymous Flake Variation Left (2) 5.10a 1
20 Average Rating = 4.56/5 Anonymous Flake (3) 5.8 16
21 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Anonymous Flake Direct (2) 5.9 4
22 Average Rating = 4.00/5 20 Feet Right of AF (1) 5.8 3
23 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Buzzard Guts 5.8 2
24 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Crack Cow 5.8 0
25 Average Rating = 4.67/5 Rather be Sk8boarding 5.8 4
26 Average Rating = 5.00/5 Prajapati 5.9 3
27 Average Rating = 0.00/5 The Edge of Sunshine-Direct 0
28 Average Rating = 0.00/5 The Edge of Sunshine 5.6 1
33 Average Rating = 0.00/5 z. 5.9 0

Forum Discussions (3 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
With Replies Top roping at Elizabeth Furnace area? abp 4 Sep 04 2012, 7:54 PM
With Replies Bolt Chopped at Buzzard Rocks?? cl1mber 2 Sep 08 2011, 6:24 AM
With Replies Elizabeth Furnace / Buzzard Rock passusa 5 Jul 17 2007, 9:38 AM