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
Ringbolt Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c VA
: DC and surrounding areas
: ... : Flat Iron
Start same as Flat Iron Corner - from the crack, move down, and left to a narrow shelf just above the water. Move around the corner to the right at the old canal ringbolt and climb the face.Note: As Don Hubbard mentioned in his 1943 article, "The water below this point is violent and climber should take ample precaution not to fall in."...[more] Browse More Classics in VA