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Byrds Nest Overhang

5.11c, TR, 60 ft (18 m),  Avg: 3 from 1 vote
FA: long time ago
Maryland > Great Falls - M… > Angler's Inn Rock

Description

Byrds Nest overhang is a steep crag below the 1st overlook west of Angler's Inn. It is opposite/north of Cupids Bower. These two climbing areas would be a good and overhanging 1-2 venue. SSW facing and very steep for Potomac climbing.

The vines are regrowing, a tree encroaching. Start hand crack in shallow corner to steep jugs, pumpy angle at crux lip, a sharp left handhold to hidden arete jug, with ambience.

Location

Byrds Nest overhang is below 1st overlook west of Angler's Inn. It is opposite/ north of Cupids Bower. Park at Old Angler Inn, stroll C&O Canal toe path west for 5 minutes to 1st obvious outcrop, west of stone wall.

Protection

Top rope off trees with extender anchor rope or mini/mico traxion.