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Catoctin Mountain Park Rock Climbing 


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BETA PHOTO: The main climbing areas of Catoctin Mountain Park

Description 

Reopened to bouldering access at of June 23rd, 2016:
rockandice.com/climbing-news/b...

Getting There 

This is an informational post to let the climbing community know that the park is back open. Please help contribute details to the page if you were able to climb here before the access was shut off several years ago.

Climbing Season

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Weather station 0.8 miles from here

111 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',33],['1 Star',20],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',19],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',17],['V2-3',11],['V4-5',25],['V6-7',17],['V8-9',5],['V10-11',2],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Catoctin Mountain Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Catoctin Mountain Park:
Iron Oxide   V2-3 5+     Boulder, 24'   Charcoal Exhibition Area : Charcoal Exhibition Boulder
Vasectomy   V3 6A     Boulder   Cunningham Falls State Park : Cliff Trail Boulders
Lego Harry Potter   V3 6A     Boulder   Cunningham Falls State Park : Cliff Trail Boulders
Belly Up   V4 6B     Boulder   Cunningham Falls State Park : Cliff Trail Boulders
The Belly   V5 6C     Boulder   Cunningham Falls State Park : Cliff Trail Boulders
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Featured Route For Catoctin Mountain Park
Rock Climbing Photo: The Belly (Jonah Boulder)

The Belly V5 6C  Maryland : Catoctin Mountain Park : ... : Cliff Trail Boulders
It is located on the overhanging corner of the boulder that has a cut down tree behind it. Sit start as low as possible on an undercling and crimps and climb out underneath the prow until you come to the lip. Either wrestle the long sloper out and right until you can get some good jugs to top out, or stay left and throw for a good crimp on the face toping out through the slab. Two sets of beta, same grade....[more]   Browse More Classics in Maryland

Photos of Catoctin Mountain Park Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Scars of white quartz streak this boulder on the G...
Scars of white quartz streak this boulder on the G...
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown Boulder around Wolf Rock.
Unknown Boulder around Wolf Rock.
Rock Climbing Photo: Turtle Egg Boulder at the Cunningham Falls Area, C...
Turtle Egg Boulder at the Cunningham Falls Area, C...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Wolf's Head Pillar at Wolf Rock catches th...
The Wolf's Head Pillar at Wolf Rock catches th...
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown Boulder near Wolf Rock, Catoctin Mountain ...
Unknown Boulder near Wolf Rock, Catoctin Mountain ...
Rock Climbing Photo: The East trails of Catoctin Mountain Park.  This i...
BETA PHOTO: The East trails of Catoctin Mountain Park. This i...

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By John Brunson
Dec 5, 2016
Working with first ascentionists going back to 2000, Justin Ridgely, Tim Rose, Patrick Andrews, Travis Gault, Brian Brotherton, Matt Bosley, Justin Smith, Chris Bursey, Gus Laffey, Dan Yates, Eric Jerome, John Brunson, and others, I have worked with Mid Atlantic Climbers (Chris Irwin) and The Access Fund (Eric Murdock) to put together a comprehensive boulder sheet that the Park will have available to visitors. This sheet will contain boulder locations and problems to lower the impact on the area our community might have by making it easy to find these boulders. Once available I will post it here in Topos section, till then i have added a bunch of the great problems on this page.

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