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Dr. Needlepoint

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A Bridge Too Far TR 
A.B.T.F Overhang Var TR 
Balder TR 
Blitzkrieg TR 
Conroy TR 
Crewl Work TR 
Dr. Needlepoint TR 
Escutcheon TR 
Inclined Plane TR 
Maginot Line TR 
Needlepoint Corner T,TR 
Needlepoint Descent Route T 
Royal Bobbins TR 
Siegfried Line TR 
Twin Blade TR 
Wall of Da Feet TR 

Dr. Needlepoint Rock Climbing 

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Dr. Needlepoint Left from the Maryland side of the...


The Dr. Needlepoint area begins about 50 yards downstream from the last of the Cornice area climbs.

Getting There 

The Needlepoint Descent route is the quickest descent but is awkward and potentially dangerous. Many climbers choose to rappel into this area instead.

Climbing Season

For the Great Falls area.

Weather station 2.9 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Dr. Needlepoint

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dr. Needlepoint:
Dr. Needlepoint   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
A Bridge Too Far   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     TR   
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Featured Route For Dr. Needlepoint
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Twin Blade 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Virginia : DC and surrounding areas : ... : Dr. Needlepoint
Start a few feet right of Conroy. Climb either of the two arching cracks that converge at the overhang. Pull the overhang and finish over easier rock....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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