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Boy Scout Ledge is a short, wall sliced by vertical and horizontal cracks with a prominent pointed roof sticking out the right side. While most climbs are on the easy to moderate side, this area hosts one of the hardest rated aid climbs; Spiderman's Route (a.k.a. The Prow).
Follow the green trail up past Middle Earth and up to the stairs. where the trail (stairs) turn to the left, take a look off into the woods a short distance, you can't miss the cliff.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Boy Scout Ledges:
Cub Scout Cracks (a.k.a. cakewalk cracks) 5.3 3+ 10 III VD 3a Trad, TR, 35'
Wish You Were Here 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 26'
Featured Route For Boy Scout Ledges
The Prow Left 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b PG13 MD : Sugarloaf Mountain : Boy Scout Ledges
Fun climb up the face and then around to the left of The Prow. Some crack to work and a nice corner. Crux is the final move across the prow. It's right off the path to the top of Sugarloaf (about 40 feet) so you get a lot of watchers. Be careful how you setup your anchors, other climbers have mentioned biners on anchor ropes disappearing into the hands of hikers/schoolkids. You are right next to the Cub Scout cracks which are great for beginners or to learn place gear. ...[more] Browse More Classics in MD