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5.11, Trad, TR, 55 ft (17 m),  Avg: 3.3 from 8 votes
FA: unknown
Virginia > DC & Northern V… > Great Falls > Dihedrals

Description

Start 15 feet upstream from the plaque and 5 feet right of the start of Layback Dihedral - climb a wandering route up the face following the incipient crack.

Location

15 feet upstream from the plaque and 5 feet right of the start of Layback Dihedral

Protection

Trees on top

Comments [Hide ALL Comments]

Aaron C
Frederick, MD
  5.11c
[Hide Comment] I found this face unreasonably difficult for the rating. There are a handful of decent to good holds, but the feet are non-existent for the 2nd half of the climb. Perhaps the feet have been polished away over time from traffic? Idk seemed pretty rough. Sep 2, 2018
Michael M
Rockville, MD
[Hide Comment] I'd have to agree. This route is difficult for its rating. Oct 12, 2018
Brian Malone
Olney, MD
  5.11
[Hide Comment] Climbing ratings' by their very nature are subjective. This is a very old route from when 5.11 was the highest rating..
I gave it the rating that it originally was given almost 40 years ago. Gym climbers may have a hard time on this one. These are not your gyms ratings. Oct 13, 2018
Timmamok *
none
[Hide Comment] Yeah, the old school ratings are brutal. This is 5.11 the same way Silver Spot at Carderock is 5.10. But that is what makes these areas remarkable. And makes the climbers strong. Jun 19, 2019