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Location: 39.63456, -77.46682 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The Knife Wall is a series of low, vertical faces left of the Chief Block in Catoctin Mountain Park. Punctuated by a striking, full-length crack amidst the bone-white lichen, the Knife Wall features sharp-but-good holds for fun, easy routes up an easily protected face.

Watch your fingertips - some of the holds are quite sharp.

Getting There 

Follow the beta to Jabba the Hutt, then follow past around the Chief Block. The Knife Wall is the lichen-covered wall just left of the fissure.

Note: The Knife Wall only comprises of the mostly-vertical climbs between the fissure and the tree, and does not include the start of the overhanging sections of wall further left.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 1.1 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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