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Gulf Branch

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L to R R to L Alpha
Block 
Project 1 
Project 2 
Squeezy 
Three Ledges 

Gulf Branch Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.9251, -77.11354 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Aaron James Parlier, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Philip Schuchardt on Nov 26, 2013
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Description 

Located along the Potomac Heritage Trail, this area has a few boulders and potential top rope climbs. The National Park Service owns the Potomac Heritage Trail and shoreline.

Routes are ordered from Left (upstream) and Right (downstream)

Getting There 

The fastest way to get there. Park at the at Gulf Branch trail head on 36th Rd N(goo.gl/iupyoq) and walk downstream to the Potomac. After going down the cascades, head upstream for Block (V1+) and Squeezy (V3-); downstream for Project 1, Project 2, and Three Ledges (V0+).

Park service map of the area:
nps.gov/pohe/planyourvisit/upl...

Climbing Season

For the DC and surrounding areas area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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