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Herzog Island Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Also know as Vaso Island on the topo maps, this island is across the water from Carderock. It's a semi-wilderness experience in the middle of a not-very-wilderness recreation area. Be prepared to get dirty.

Getting There 

Cross the river about 100 yards upstream from Carderock.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 4.3 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Reality Arete 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13  Maryland : Herzog Island
On the north end of the island, there's a crack in an overhanging wall. Climb the arete to the right of that crack. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Maryland

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