Local Cragging: Greensprings

The arrival of spring in earnest draws the local monkeys out to load up on Vitamin D and fresh rock!

Greensprings is the best local crag for a leisurely afternoon of climbing, as the drive is under 30 minutes from Ashland, and the approach is steep and quick. The basalt columns provide a range of challenges, and routes cover difficulties from 5.8 to 5.12+, with a mix of face and crack climbs, as well as some mixed routes.

Frank and Jess lapped the classic original line, Sky Patrol, as we waited for another small group to show up. Nothing beats hanging out in the sun with some great friends –

For more information on the crag, including directions & weather, check out our write-up on the AOS website!

 

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