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The Elkton Classic

WI3, Trad, Ice, 150 ft (45 m), 2 pitches,  Avg: 3.5 from 2 votes
FA: January 2017 (Aaron Napotnik)
Virginia > Shenandoah & NW… > Shenandoah Vall… > Elkton Area Falls
Access Issue: Cedar Falls is on Private Property Details

Description

Same start as "Elk Flux" on lower falls. At the base of the upper falls, climb up towards the obvious upper RIGHT bulge. Similar to Elk Flux, The Elkton Classic gets steeper as you near the top; however Elkton Classic is much broader and usually freezes up more consistently than Elk Flux.

Location

  • Private Property*
Special permission is required prior to entering this area

Protection

Standar ice pro (same as Elk Flux) - recommended using screws @17cm and/or less.

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Aaron Napotnik leading up the lower fall on FA climb of "The Elkton Classic"
[Hide Photo] Aaron Napotnik leading up the lower fall on FA climb of "The Elkton Classic"
Belaying at the top out of The Elkton Classic.
[Hide Photo] Belaying at the top out of The Elkton Classic.
The top third of "The Elkton Classic" on the upper fall (to the RIGHT of Elk Flux)
[Hide Photo] The top third of "The Elkton Classic" on the upper fall (to the RIGHT of Elk Flux)