Type: Trad, TR, 30 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 859 total · 29/month
Shared By: Spencer Perry on Aug 7, 2016
Admins: Frances Fierst

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Description

This is a fantastic crack climb, even though it is fairly short. Jam the overhanging crack making use of some face features when possible. Once you reach the roof, plug a high piece and find the crucial holds/jams to pull over the lip.

This is a 5.11a in Mark "Indy" Kochte's "Climb Maryland!" guide, but only a 5.10d in the Horst Falcon Guide.

Location

Obvious overhanging hand crack splitting the east side of the boulder.

Protection

Eats hand and and fist sized gear (#3 & #4 C4 or large hexes). Doubles are helpful.

You can easily set up a natural anchor on a boulder on the top. There are some bolts up and to the right of the top out, but I do not think they would work well for a top rope setup.

Photos

GS Gibbons  
 
Bushwhacking approach to a super physical, short, fun climb. Jun 13, 2017