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Faint's Roof

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Blood and Pus TR 
Cell Phones and Fast Food T,TR 
Cracked Earth T,TR 
Dragon, The TR 
Face the Notch T,TR 
Face the Roof TR 
Faints roof T 
In Your Face T,TR 
Ounce of Perception T,TR 
Pound of Obscure T,TR 
Unsorted Routes:

Faint's Roof Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.57307, -77.59736 View Map  Incorrect?
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Taken from scenic overlook. Faints Roof area with...

Description 

The top of the Faint's Roof area is the large, main overlook at the end of the access trail running from the AT to Annapolis Rock. It is the second formation with the large roof south of Argo Rock. The climb Faint's Roof (5.10a) is an area favorite.

Getting There 

Accessed by the trail/scramble along the base of the cliffs.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.3 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Faint's Roof

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Faint's Roof:
Pound of Obscure   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Trad, TR   
Ounce of Perception   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 75'   
Faints roof   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
The Dragon   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Featured Route For Faint's Roof
Rock Climbing Photo: The Dragon - Annapolis Rocks

The Dragon 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Maryland : Annapolis Rock : Faint's Roof
To the right of Faints Roof area. Hard to miss overhanging route on the lower path to get to Faints Roof area. Start left of tree at base. Crux is awkward hand and footwork over bulge midway up. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Maryland

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Rock Climbing Photo: Faint's Roof (5.10a G) and Nixon's Nose (A1? old, ...
BETA PHOTO: Faint's Roof (5.10a G) and Nixon's Nose (A1? old, ...

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By Andrew G
Feb 12, 2017
The order of the routes from L to R is:

Cell Phones and Fast Food
Faints Roof
Cracked Earth
Blood and Pus
Ounce of Perception
Pound of Obscure
Face the Roof
Face the Notch
In Your Face

The Dragon is on Sunset Wall, not in the Faint's Roof area

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