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Outlying Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.3261, -77.7183 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Conrad S. on Nov 29, 2012
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BETA PHOTO: The Cove in the Outlying Area

Description 

Sitting on the eastern shoulder of Elk Ridge is a smaller cliff, compared to Balcony Rock and Balcony Jr., with some nice routes and bouldering. The cliff is mostly of interest to climbers who are visiting Balcony Rock or Balcony Jr. and are seeking another set of short routes with easy top rope setup. The cliff is about 30 feet tall or shorter, with numerous juggy lines and one really nice right leaning crack. It faces south.

Getting There 

This area is slightly higher in elevation from Balcony Jr. and directly uphill from Balcony Rock. This area sits directly uphill of Balcony Rock, above the power line clearing. See the map for location relative to Balcony Rock and Balcony Jr.

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Weather station 1.0 miles from here

23 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',3],['V2-3',13],['V4-5',4],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Cosmic Revolution

Cosmic Revolution V6 7A  MD : Harper's Ferry : Outlying Area
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Photos of Outlying Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: beta sketch map of Outlying Area on Elk Ridge
BETA PHOTO: beta sketch map of Outlying Area on Elk Ridge
Rock Climbing Photo: Climber on the Cove Arete
Climber on the Cove Arete
Rock Climbing Photo: Steve on The Portal in The Cove in the Outlying Ar...
Steve on The Portal in The Cove in the Outlying Ar...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Cove in the Outlying Area
BETA PHOTO: The Cove in the Outlying Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Outlying Area - East outcrops
Outlying Area - East outcrops
Rock Climbing Photo: Steve on The Portal in The Cove in the Outlying Ar...
Steve on The Portal in The Cove in the Outlying Ar...
Rock Climbing Photo: Outlying Area - Central
Outlying Area - Central
Rock Climbing Photo: Outlying Area - Central
Outlying Area - Central
Rock Climbing Photo: Outlying Area - Central
Outlying Area - Central
Rock Climbing Photo: Outlying Area - Upper
Outlying Area - Upper
Rock Climbing Photo: Outlying Area - Central
Outlying Area - Central

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