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Hades Heights Climbs

Carderock Beta YouTube Channel - FREE Access Just Click on Purchase

PATC-MS / Potomac Appalachian Trail Club - Mountaineering Section

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The Carderock Beta YouTube Channel offers videos of Hades Heights climbs from Trudy's Terror at the end of the belay trail left to the Serenity Syndrome face.


Climb Maryland (2022, 2024)

Climb Maryland!

Mark “Indy” Kochte - author. Next Ascent - publisher. Vol .1 (2022), Vol. 2 (2024).

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The guidebook includes climbing areas in Eastern, Central, and Western Maryland. This comprehensive, color guide to eastern, central, and western Maryland includes history, directions, full route descriptions, and topos of nearly every climb and boulder problem featured.

Climb Maryland! Volume 1: Eastern MD (2022)
Climb Maryland! Volume 2: Western MD (2024)

Carderock guide

Carderock Past & Present: A Climbers Guide

Potomac Appalachian Trail Club

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Carderock Past & Present: A Climbers Guide (Revised Second Edition Wtr/Spr 2008)

This guide is produced by the Mountaineering Section of the PATC, identifying the many climbing and bouldering opportunities at Carderock, Washington's most accessible climbing area. Chris Sharma on the cover.

ISBN: 978-0-915746-52-1

Price: $10.36 ; $12.95 (non-members)

Rock Climbing Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland

Rock Climbing Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland

Eric J. Horst (Author) published by Falcon

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From the Back Cover: The Mid-Atlantic region abounds with superb rock climbing areas, including hidden gems far from the crowds. From the granite peaks of Old Rag Mountain to the miles of glowing Nuttall Sandstone in the New River Gorge, the states of Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia offer exciting and diverse climbing opportunities. Rock Climbing Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland describes more than 1200 routes at twenty-three different areas, from popular topropes at Great Falls to the 300-foot multipitch classics at Seneca Rocks. You'll find information on the best climbs at each area, along with topos and photos that will keep you on the route to the top. You'll also discover: climbing history for each area; route ratings and trip planning information; pitch-by-pitch written descriptions; detailed topos and clear overview photos; descent information and gear recommendations. (6 x 9, 432 pages, b&w photos, maps, diagrams)

Paperback: 432 pages
Publisher: Falcon; 1st edition (August 1, 2001)

Climb Maryland!

Climb Maryland!

Mark Indy Kochte - author

Publication Date: April 2003
Covering over 500 routes in 22 areas, "Climb Maryland!" is the first comprehensive guide to the surprising wealth of climbing in central Maryland -- from well-known climbing destinations to hidden crags practically at your doorstep.

In this guide you'll find:
-Multi-pitch routes & boulder problems
-More top-rope routes than you can shake a 'biner at
-Clear directions and maps to the crags
-Geology, history & known access issues
-Local places to eat and camp

Climbing abounds in central Maryland; get out there and get vertical!

The book cannot be bought on-line. The book is still being sold at Earth Treks climbing gym in MD and occasionally at local REI stores.

Areas included:
Patapsco State Park


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