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Classic Climbs for DC & Northern VA Region

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V0 4
 3
Pretty Little Edges
Boulder
V0 4
 3
Baloo
Boulder
V0-1 4+
 3
Unknown
Boulder
V1 5
 5
The Reach
Boulder
V1 5
 3
Batter Up
Boulder
V2 5+
 4
Party Trick
Boulder
V2 5+
 4
Squeezy
Boulder
V2 5+
 17
Around the Prow
Boulder
V2 5+
 5
BBCC
Boulder
V2-3 5+
 3
Quarryman
Boulder
V2-3 5+
 7
Stinging Caterpillar (Shank's Ra…
Boulder
V2-3 5+
 5
Big Front Bump
Boulder
V2-3 5+
 3
Route 66 slush
Boulder
V3 6A
 3
Quentin Quarantino
Boulder
V3 6A
 4
Rust?
Boulder
V3 6A
 19
Horse Head Route
Boulder
V3 6A
 3
Right 66
Boulder
V4- 6B
 3
Old Forge
Boulder
V4 6B
 6
Everything Bagel
Boulder
V4 6B
 3
Bear Necessities
Boulder
V4 6B R
 3
Mantlepiece
Boulder
V6 7A
 7
Purple People Eaters
Boulder
V6 7A
 5
Geodude
Boulder
V8 7B
 3
Paul Wallace Problem
Boulder
V10 7C+
 3
The Black Sun Rises
Boulder
A1-2
 3
Norris' Aid Route
Trad, Aid
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 32
Sand Box Corner
TR
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 17
Layback Dihedral
Trad, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 6
Sand Castles
TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R
 3
Smells Like Quarantine Spirit
Trad 3 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 10
Delivery Room
Trad, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 20
Balcony Corner
TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 3
Danker's Dream
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 21
Sand Box Crack
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 13
R.I.P.
TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 3
Wet Suit
TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 3
B-29
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 31
Snowflake
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 16
Go Directly to Jail - aka Photo-…
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 59
Splinters
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 18
Bird's Nest
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 14
Lichen Wall
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 15
Right Stuff
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 19
Seclusion
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 3
Center Dihedral - Variation
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 28
Great Beginnings
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 5
Cornice - Var: unnamed
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 16
The Pox
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 77
Romeo's Ladder
Trad, TR
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 36
Cornice
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 3
Cow Pie
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
Humidor
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 26
Executioner's song
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 10
Socrates' Downfall
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 21
Romeo's Right
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 11
Capulet
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 21
Flaky
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 3
Left Side
Trad, TR
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 6
Balcony ArĂȘte
Trad, TR
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 10
F.I.S.T.
Trad, TR
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
 5
Socrates' Downfall - Var: Right…
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 17
Dr. Needlepoint
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 46
Diagonal
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 12
Eagle's Nest
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 39
Romeo's Left
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 14
Romeo's Nose
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
ERT (Echo Rock Traverse)
Trad 10 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 12
Skid Row
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 29
Lunging Ledges
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
B-52
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 31
Armbuster
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
Executioner's Song - Var: The Dirge
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 4
Nylons
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 4
Bizarro World
TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 23
Two-Lane Highway
TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 4
A Bridge Too Far
TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 6
Right of the Box
Trad, TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
First Blood
Trad, TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
Overhead Smash
Trad, TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 7
Strong Finish
TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 6
Titania
Trad, TR
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Dayum Jacky
TR
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Cranko
Trad, TR
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 7
Crank Up
Trad, TR
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Die-Hedral
Trad, TR
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 61
Lost Arrow
Trad, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 14
One Lane Highway
Trad, TR
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 4
M-80
Trad, TR
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 3
Slick Willie
TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 5
Mantlepiece
TR
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 14
Entropy
Trad, TR
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 12
Terrapin Station
Trad, TR
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 11
Sand Box Crack - Variation
Trad, TR
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 3
Fair Square
Trad, TR
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 10
Ender
Trad, TR
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 3
Tiparillo
Trad, TR
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 3
Middle of the Road
TR
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 6
Z-slash
TR
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 5
P.V.O (Potomac Valley Overhang)
TR
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 5
Monkey Fingers
TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Pretty Little Edges Conway Robinson… > Winfield Wall
 3
V0 4 Boulder
Baloo Bears Den Boulders
 3
V0 4 Boulder
Unknown Bears Den Boulders
 3
V0-1 4+ Boulder
The Reach Bears Den Boulders
 5
V1 5 Boulder
Batter Up Bears Den Boulders
 3
V1 5 Boulder
Party Trick Alum Springs
 4
V2 5+ Boulder
Squeezy Gulf Branch
 4
V2 5+ Boulder
Around the Prow Springfield Boulderin…
 17
V2 5+ Boulder
BBCC Alum Springs
 5
V2 5+ Boulder
Quarryman Pimmit Run Trail Boulder
 3
V2-3 5+ Boulder
Stinging Caterpillar (Shank… Springfield Boulderin…
 7
V2-3 5+ Boulder
Big Front Bump Bears Den Boulders
 5
V2-3 5+ Boulder
Route 66 slush Alum Springs
 3
V2-3 5+ Boulder
Quentin Quarantino Weenie Beenie Area
 3
V3 6A Boulder
Rust? Springfield Boulderin…
 4
V3 6A Boulder
Horse Head Route Springfield Boulderin…
 19
V3 6A Boulder
Right 66 Alum Springs
 3
V3 6A Boulder
Old Forge Conway Robinson… > Winfield Wall
 3
V4- 6B Boulder
Everything Bagel Springfield Boulderin…
 6
V4 6B Boulder
Bear Necessities Bears Den Boulders
 3
V4 6B Boulder
Mantlepiece Rawley Springs
 3
V4 6B R Boulder
Purple People Eaters Springfield Boulderin…
 7
V6 7A Boulder
Geodude Springfield Boulderin…
 5
V6 7A Boulder
Paul Wallace Problem Springfield Boulderin…
 3
V8 7B Boulder
The Black Sun Rises Springfield Boulderin…
 3
V10 7C+ Boulder
Norris' Aid Route Great Falls > Aid Box
 3
A1-2 Trad, Aid
Sand Box Corner Great Falls > Sandbox
 32
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c TR
Layback Dihedral Great Falls > Dihedrals
 17
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, TR
Sand Castles Great Falls > Sandbox
 6
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a TR
Smells Like Quarantine Spirit El Nap > Yawn Wall
 3
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R Trad 3 pitches
Delivery Room Great Falls > Romeo's Ladder
 10
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
Balcony Corner Great Falls > Juliet's Balcony > Juliet's Balcony - Up…
 20
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a TR
Danker's Dream Great Falls > Dike Creek Area
 3
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Sand Box Crack Great Falls > Sandbox
 21
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
R.I.P. Great Falls > Dihedrals
 13
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b TR
Wet Suit Great Falls > Dike Creek Area
 3
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b TR
B-29 Great Falls > Microdome
 3
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Snowflake Great Falls > Seclusion
 31
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Go Directly to Jail - aka P… Great Falls > Dihedrals
 16
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Splinters Great Falls > Aid Box
 59
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Bird's Nest Great Falls > Bird's Nest
 18
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Lichen Wall Great Falls > Dihedrals
 14
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Right Stuff Great Falls > Juliet's Balcony > Juliet's Balcony - Up…
 15
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Seclusion Great Falls > Seclusion
 19
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Center Dihedral - Variation Great Falls > Cigar Box
 3
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Great Beginnings Great Falls > Seclusion
 28
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Cornice - Var: unnamed Great Falls > Cornice
 5
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
The Pox Great Falls > Sandbox
 16
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Romeo's Ladder Great Falls > Romeo's Ladder
 77
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Cornice Great Falls > Cornice
 36
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Cow Pie Great Falls > Cow's Hoof
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad, TR
Humidor Great Falls > Cigar Box
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Executioner's song Great Falls > Dihedrals
 26
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Socrates' Downfall Great Falls > Cow's Hoof
 10
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Romeo's Right Great Falls > Romeo's Ladder
 21
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Capulet Great Falls > Juliet's Balcony > Juliet's Balcony - Up…
 11
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Flaky Great Falls > Seclusion
 21
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Left Side Rapp Rocks
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad, TR
Balcony ArĂȘte Great Falls > Juliet's Balcony > Juliet's Balcony - Up…
 6
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad, TR
F.I.S.T. Great Falls > Cow's Hoof
 10
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Socrates' Downfall - Var: R… Great Falls > Cow's Hoof
 5
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13 Trad, TR
Dr. Needlepoint Great Falls > Dr. Needlepoint
 17
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Diagonal Great Falls > Aid Box
 46
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Eagle's Nest Great Falls > Bird's Nest
 12
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Romeo's Left Great Falls > Romeo's Ladder
 39
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Romeo's Nose Great Falls > Romeo's Ladder
 14
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
ERT (Echo Rock Traverse) Great Falls > Echo Rock
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 10 pitches
Skid Row Great Falls > Aid Box
 12
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Lunging Ledges Great Falls > Romeo's Ladder
 29
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
B-52 Great Falls > Microdome
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Armbuster Great Falls > Bird's Nest
 31
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Executioner's Song - Var: T… Great Falls > Dihedrals
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Nylons Great Falls > Seclusion
 4
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, TR
Bizarro World Great Falls > Dihedrals
 4
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a TR
Two-Lane Highway Great Falls > Bird's Nest
 23
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a TR
A Bridge Too Far Great Falls > Dr. Needlepoint
 4
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a TR
Right of the Box Great Falls > Aid Box
 6
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad, TR
First Blood Great Falls > Cornice
 3
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Overhead Smash Great Falls > Dihedrals
 3
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Strong Finish Great Falls > Seclusion
 7
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a TR
Titania Great Falls > Cow's Hoof
 6
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad, TR
Dayum Jacky Great Falls > Sandbox
 3
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b TR
Cranko Great Falls > Cornice
 5
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
Crank Up Great Falls > Cornice
 7
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
Die-Hedral Great Falls > Dihedrals
 5
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
Lost Arrow Great Falls > Aid Box
 61
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
One Lane Highway Great Falls > Bird's Nest
 14
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
M-80 Great Falls > Microdome
 4
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, TR
Slick Willie Great Falls > Cigar Box
 3
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b TR
Mantlepiece Great Falls > Juliet's Balcony > Juliet's Balcony: Ups…
 5
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b TR
Entropy Great Falls > Romeo's Ladder
 14
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, TR
Terrapin Station Great Falls > Aid Box
 12
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, TR
Sand Box Crack - Variation Great Falls > Sandbox
 11
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, TR
Fair Square Great Falls > Bird's Nest
 3
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, TR
Ender Great Falls > Dihedrals
 10
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, TR
Tiparillo Great Falls > Cornice
 3
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, TR
Middle of the Road Great Falls > Bird's Nest
 3
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a TR
Z-slash Great Falls > Bird's Nest
 6
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a TR
P.V.O (Potomac Valley Overh… Great Falls > Aid Box
 5
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a TR
Monkey Fingers Great Falls > Aid Box
 5
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a TR