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Bikini TR 
Bikini Corner T,TR 
Chris' Crack and Stocking Climb T,TR 
Exciteable T,TR 
Exciteable - right side variation T,TR 
Flat Iron Corner T,TR 
Reverse Chimney T,TR 
Ringbolt T,TR 
Spraddle Route T,TR 

Flat Iron Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.9946, -77.25 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Aaron James Parlier, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Peter Jackson on Aug 10, 2010
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Description 

A good place to escape to if you're trying to avoid the crowds.

Getting There 

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]
['<=5.6',6],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',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

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