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Boy Scout Ledges

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L to R R to L Alpha
Cub Scout Cracks (a.k.a. cakewalk cracks) T,TR 
For Tall Girls Only T,TR 
Humpty Dumpty Traverse T 
Indiana Mark vs The Weather God T,TR 
Prow Left, The TR 
Prow Right, The TR 
Spiderman's Route T,TR 
Time of the Prophets T,TR 
Wish You Were Here T,TR 
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Boy Scout Ledges Rock Climbing 

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Boy Scout Ledge is a short, wall sliced by vertical and horizontal cracks with a prominent pointed roof sticking out the right side. While most climbs are on the easy to moderate side, this area hosts one of the hardest rated aid climbs; Spiderman's Route (a.k.a. The Prow).

This is a good area to take newbies. You will often find groups here. Anchors consist of trees and boulders, however the Prow can accept medium size gear.

Getting There 

Follow the green trail up past Middle Earth and up to the stairs. where the trail (stairs) turn to the left, take a look off into the woods a short distance, you can't miss the cliff.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.5 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Boy Scout Ledges

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Boy Scout Ledges:
Indiana Mark vs The Weather God   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   
The Prow Left   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     TR, 1 pitch, 45'   
Time of the Prophets   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
For Tall Girls Only   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 25'   
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For Tall Girls Only 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Maryland : Sugarloaf Mountain : Boy Scout Ledges
The crux is getting into the off-width weakness to pull through the roof. Once through the off-width, it's easy climbing to the top.Jamming in or pulling off of the features on "Wish You Were Here" to gain the off-width drops the rating to a 5.8....[more]   Browse More Classics in Maryland

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