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Potomac Power Plant Pump

5.10+, Sport, 50 ft,  Avg: 3.1 from 17 votes
FA: unknown
Maryland > Harper's Ferry > Balcony Jr.
Access Issue: Mandatory Sign in for all outcrops. Closed West Virginia, Maryland Heights, Skink Rock, Stone Fort. Details

Description

The middle of three sport routes on this end of the wall. The routes tend to trend left as they move upward due to the lean of the wall.

Location

This route starts at the right side of the low cave

Protection

Fixed gear

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Climbers on the routes at the right end of Balcony Jr. This section overhangs quite a bit. The right most rope is on Potomac Power Plant Pump, aka 4P.
[Hide Photo] Climbers on the routes at the right end of Balcony Jr. This section overhangs quite a bit. The right most rope is on Potomac Power Plant Pump, aka 4P.

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Merrick Schaefer
Washington, DC
  5.10d
[Hide Comment] There seems to be confusion about the names of the routes with Maryland guides wordpress site. This is called The The B&O Burn there and given a 5.10b though it felt quite stout. It was 6 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor. It was hard under the first bolt May 7, 2016