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Buzzard Rocks

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Join PATC-MS on Saturday, April 8th for a day of climbing at Buzzard Rocks near Front Royal, VA. This is a members only trip. Any guests you add to your RSVP must be members of PATC-MS.

Buzzard Rocks is a west facing crag known for its run-out sport and trad routes on grippy slab with beautiful views of the valley below.

Climbing Info: https://www.mountainproject.com/area/106152557/buzzard-rocks

Please make travel plans prior to the trip. This is not an instructional clinic/event.

The trip is limited to PATC-MS members and is capped at 10 climbers. There is a two mile hike to the climbs so dress appropriately and bring plenty of food and water for the day.

Climbers should also bring their own personal gear (harness, helmet, shoes, chalk bag, and belay device), 8-10 quick draws, a 60-70m rope, and a trad rack if they are interested in routes that require placing gear.

We will meet at 9am in the Buzzard Rock Parking Area on Mountain Road (Route 619). Please arrive on time. Crowds form quickly and we want to claim our spot as early as possible. Also, parking is limited so carpooling is recommended. You can sign up to find a partner or carpool here. 

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/GK7wUAdgmZYQ8Hgz8

Please note that this is not a guided event and none of our trip leaders are professional guides. You will be climbing on ropes set up by members of the club who are hobby climbers and not professionals. Climbing is an inherently dangerous sport and you do so at your own risk. You are responsible for yourself and your own safety at all times.

If you need to cancel your reservation, go back to the event page, log in, and scroll down to the RSVP portion. Click the red “view your RSVP” text and it will take you to another page where you can change your RSVP from “going” to “not going”.


April 8
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Rick Hall
Patrick Le


Buzzard Rock
WPQ6+3H Lake Frederick, Virginia
Lake Frederick, VA 22630 United States
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All PATC-MS events are subject to the terms of the membership Liability Waiver.  To review the terms of the waiver, or print if for your records, click here.