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Herzog Island Rock Climbing 

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Also know as Vaso Island on the topo maps, this island is across the water from Carderock. It's a semi-wilderness experience in the middle of a not-very-wilderness recreation area. Be prepared to get dirty.

Getting There 

Cross the river about 100 yards upstream from Carderock.

Climbing Season

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Weather station 4.3 miles from here

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Reality Arete 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13  MD : Herzog Island
On the north end of the island, there's a crack in an overhanging wall. Climb the arete to the right of that crack. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in MD

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