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Cleft Island

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Cleft Island Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.99409, -77.24701 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brian Malone on Oct 13, 2014

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Access limited - these are islands in a dangerous part of the river MORE INFO >>>


Cleft Island, the first rocky island west of the Bulges, is of little interest to climbers. One climb there, however, should be mentioned, if only because of its popularity during the 40's and 50's.

Getting There 

It is the first island west of The Bulges.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 3.4 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Red Overhang 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  Maryland : Great Falls - Maryland Side : ... : Cleft Island
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