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The South End

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L to R R to L Alpha
Black Crack T 
Black Hole Sun T,TR 
Cynosure T,TR 
Cynosure Direct T,TR 
Fire Away T,TR 
High Hopes TR 
Illusion T,TR 
White Arete T,TR 

The South End Rock Climbing 

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Location: 39.55738, -77.59861 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: vfv on Apr 17, 2010
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Sending the gnar on Illusion Right (5.8+)


Southernmost outcropping on the cliff band. The Black Crack (5.9) is an area favorite.

Getting There 

Follow the trail/scramble south along the base of the cliffs.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.4 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The South End

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The South End:
Black Hole Sun   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR   
White Arete   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR   
Black Crack   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For The South End
Rock Climbing Photo: Black Crack - Annapolis Rocks

Black Crack 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Maryland : Annapolis Rock : The South End

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Rock Climbing Photo: Raven nest to the right of Black Crack.
BETA PHOTO: Raven nest to the right of Black Crack.
Rock Climbing Photo: The South End.  Black Crack 5.9 G
BETA PHOTO: The South End. Black Crack 5.9 G

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