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Classic Climbs for Harper's Ferry


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

V1 5
 12
Little Dipper
Boulder
V2- 5+
 9
Tetris
Boulder
V2 5+
 12
Orion's Belt
Boulder
V2 5+ PG13
 7
Blubber Shuffle
Boulder
V2 5+ R
 4
John Brown's Body
Boulder
V3 6A
 3
Smooth Sailing
Boulder
V3 6A
 12
Big Dipper
Boulder
V3 6A
 7
BiCeption
Boulder
V3+ 6A+
 4
The Squinch
Boulder
V4- 6B
 6
Dirty Hooker
Boulder
V4 6B
 8
Fruit Cake
Boulder
V4 6B
 4
Critter Cracks
Boulder
V4 6B R
 5
The Iron Pickle
Boulder
V4 6B
 4
Stinger Arete
Boulder
V5-6 6C+
 3
Escape From Alcatrez
Boulder
V7 7A+
 3
Underground Railroad
Boulder
A2 PG13
 4
Center Stage and All Alone
Trad, Aid
5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a PG13
 6
A-1 Climb
Trad 2 pitches
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 4
B Real
Trad 2 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 22
'D' Route
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 3
Gravitas Free Zone
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 16
Crown Of Thorns
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 8
Grooving Up Slowly
Trad, TR
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 13
Oh My Eyes!
Sport, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 15
Carpet Crack
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
Hard Up
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 6
Cliff Monster
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 29
Hard Up Direct
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Yellowjacket
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 5
Thumb Press
Trad, TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Hard-On
Trad 4 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Black Powder
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 6
Sweet Pea
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 14
Rags to Riches
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 16
Cold Steel Corner
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 4
Train Song
TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Gold Medallist
Trad, TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 8
Popeye's
Trad, TR
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 16
B & O Burn
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
 3
Sign Route
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 4
Bluto's Bluster
Trad, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 6
Salty Dog Saloon
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 3
Poopdeck Pappy
TR
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 17
Potomac Power Plant Pump
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 5
Sweet Piss
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 3
Absent Without Leave
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 14
The Paymaster
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Little Dipper Highlands
 12
V1 5 Boulder
Tetris Balcony Rock Boulders
 9
V2- 5+ Boulder
Orion's Belt Highlands
 12
V2 5+ Boulder
Blubber Shuffle Highlands
 7
V2 5+ PG13 Boulder
John Brown's Body Tiers
 4
V2 5+ R Boulder
Smooth Sailing Highlands
 3
V3 6A Boulder
Big Dipper Highlands
 12
V3 6A Boulder
BiCeption Balcony Rock Boulders
 7
V3 6A Boulder
The Squinch Highlands
 4
V3+ 6A+ Boulder
Dirty Hooker Balcony Rock Boulders
 6
V4- 6B Boulder
Fruit Cake Balcony Rock Boulders
 8
V4 6B Boulder
Critter Cracks Balcony Rock Boulders
 4
V4 6B Boulder
The Iron Pickle Highlands
 5
V4 6B R Boulder
Stinger Arete Highlands
 4
V4 6B Boulder
Escape From Alcatrez Balcony Rock Boulders
 3
V5-6 6C+ Boulder
Underground Railroad Underground Railroad…
 3
V7 7A+ Boulder
Center Stage and All Alone Maryland Height… > Train Tunnel Wall
 4
A2 PG13 Trad, Aid
A-1 Climb Maryland Height… > ABC Ramps
 6
5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a PG13 Trad 2 pitches
B Real Maryland Height… > ABC Ramps
 4
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 2 pitches
'D' Route Maryland Height… > Sign Wall
 22
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 2 pitches
Gravitas Free Zone Balcony Jr.
 3
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b TR
Crown Of Thorns Balcony Rock
 16
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Grooving Up Slowly Balcony Jr.
 8
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Oh My Eyes! Skink Rock
 13
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport, TR
Carpet Crack Skink Rock
 15
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Hard Up Maryland Height… > Sign Wall
 4
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Cliff Monster Balcony Rock
 6
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad, TR
Hard Up Direct Maryland Height… > Sign Wall
 29
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Yellowjacket Maryland Height… > Union Walls
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Thumb Press Balcony Rock
 5
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Hard-On Maryland Height… > Sign Wall
 3
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Black Powder Maryland Height… > Sign Wall
 3
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Sweet Pea Balcony Rock
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad, TR
Rags to Riches Skink Rock
 14
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Cold Steel Corner Balcony Jr.
 16
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Train Song Balcony Rock
 4
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a TR
Gold Medallist Balcony Rock
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
Popeye's Balcony Rock
 8
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
B & O Burn Balcony Jr.
 16
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Sign Route Maryland Height… > Sign Wall
 3
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R Trad 3 pitches
Bluto's Bluster Balcony Rock
 4
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad, TR
Salty Dog Saloon Balcony Jr.
 6
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Poopdeck Pappy Balcony Rock
 3
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b TR
Potomac Power Plant Pump Balcony Jr.
 17
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Sweet Piss Maryland Height… > Sport & Transept
 5
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Absent Without Leave Maryland Height… > ABC Ramps
 3
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
The Paymaster Balcony Jr.
 14
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport