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Shepherdstown Pillars

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Pillar 2 (Shepherdstown Pillar) 
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Shepherdstown Pillars Rock Climbing 

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Location: 39.43421, -77.79853 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brian Kramer on Mar 2, 2017
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Eight old stone railroad pillars crossing the Potomac. Each appears to be climbable, with decent gear. Pillars range from 35' to 70' in height. Access is currently legal.

Getting There 

Approach from the WV side of the Potomac via boat ramp in Shepherdstown, or swim from Rumsey Monument.

Climbing Season

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Weather station 4.8 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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