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Classic Climbs for Carderock


Mountain Project's determination of the most popular, highly-rated routes.

V1-2 5
 4
Outlook Rock Boulder
Boulder
V3 6A
 6
Tea and Scrumpet
Boulder
V7 7A+
 4
Buckets of blood (overhang)
Boulder
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
 24
Beginner's Crack
Trad, TR
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 5
Barnacle Face
Trad, TR
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 34
Easy Layback
TR
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 3
Jan's Face - Var: Left Edge
Trad, TR
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 3
Norris's Nipple
Trad, TR
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 12
Beginner's Face
TR
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 4
Norris' Nipple
Trad, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
 3
Jackknife
Trad
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 26
Nubbin (Nubble) Face
TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 6
Fat Man's Fantasy
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 6
Sterling's Double Cracks
TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 10
Bulging Crack
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 16
Friction Layback
TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 25
Trudie's Terror
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 16
Ronnie's Leap
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
 3
The X
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 35
Jan's Face
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 37
Sterling's Crack
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 16
The Rack
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 16
Spider Walk
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 9
Chris's Goat
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 12
Golden Staircase
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 16
The Diamond
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 25
Triple A
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 13
Swayback Layback
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 10
The Bump
TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 16
Flutterby
TR
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 23
Butterfly
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Yellow Jacket
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 6
Cripple's Face
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 10
The Bulge
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 17
Green Bucket
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 26
Herbie's Horror
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 7
Face To Right
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 11
Desperation
TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
 3
Guillotine
Trad, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
Shipley's
TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 14
Zig Zag
TR
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 11
Incipient
TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Vulgarian Wedge
Trad, TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 19
Fingernail
TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 16
The Flake
TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 5
Cripple's Crack
TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 8
Merv's Nerve
TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Elsie's Nose
TR
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 7
Serenity Syndrome
TR
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 10
Buckets of Blood Arete
TR
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
 6
Silver Spot
TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Outlook Rock Boulder
 4
V1-2 5 Boulder
Tea and Scrumpet
 6
V3 6A Boulder
Buckets of blood (overhang)
 4
V7 7A+ Boulder
Beginner's Crack
 24
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad, TR
Barnacle Face
 5
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, TR
Easy Layback
 34
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c TR
Jan's Face - Var: Left Edge
 3
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, TR
Norris's Nipple
 3
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, TR
Beginner's Face
 12
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c TR
Norris' Nipple
 4
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, TR
Jackknife
 3
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 Trad
Nubbin (Nubble) Face
 26
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a TR
Fat Man's Fantasy
 6
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Sterling's Double Cracks
 6
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b TR
Bulging Crack
 10
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Friction Layback
 16
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b TR
Trudie's Terror
 25
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Ronnie's Leap
 16
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
The X
 3
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 Trad, TR
Jan's Face
 35
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Sterling's Crack
 37
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
The Rack
 16
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Spider Walk
 16
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Chris's Goat
 9
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Golden Staircase
 12
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
The Diamond
 16
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Triple A
 25
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Swayback Layback
 13
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
The Bump
 10
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Flutterby
 16
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Butterfly
 23
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c TR
Yellow Jacket
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Cripple's Face
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
The Bulge
 10
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Green Bucket
 17
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Herbie's Horror
 26
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Face To Right
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad, TR
Desperation
 11
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a TR
Guillotine
 3
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 Trad, TR
Shipley's
 3
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a TR
Zig Zag
 14
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a TR
Incipient
 11
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b TR
Vulgarian Wedge
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
Fingernail
 19
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b TR
The Flake
 16
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b TR
Cripple's Crack
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b TR
Merv's Nerve
 8
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b TR
Elsie's Nose
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c TR
Serenity Syndrome
 7
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c TR
Buckets of Blood Arete
 10
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c TR
Silver Spot
 6
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b TR

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