A good place to escape to if you're trying to avoid the crowds.
An area not far below the falls, across from the north end of Rocky Island. The river constricts and turns right for its trip through Mather Gorge here. Take the river trail.
Climbing Season For the Great Falls area.
Weather station 3.4 miles from here
9 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Flat Iron
Chris' Crack and Stocking Climb 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a VA
: DC and surrounding areas
: ... : Flat Iron
Start about 50 feet dowmstream from the Reverse Chimney at the edge of the slopong rock at the top of a crack. Descend a short semi-chimney (Chris' Crack) to a pothole. Move upstream to a traverse high on the cliff. After rouding a corner either climb straight up the wall defined crack or continue the traverse upstream following a very shallow and narrow crack....[more] Browse More Classics in VA