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Flat Iron

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Bikini TR 
Bikini Corner T,TR 
Chris' Crack and Stocking Climb T,TR 
Flat Iron Corner T,TR 
Reverse Chimney T,TR 
Ringbolt T,TR 
Spraddle Route T,TR 

Flat Iron  


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Location: 38.9946, -77.25 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

A good place to escape to if you're trying to avoid the crowds.

Getting There 

An area not far below the falls, across from the north end of Rocky Island. The river constricts and turns right for its trip through Mather Gorge here. Take the river trail.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.4 miles from here

7 Total Routes

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Chris' Crack and Stocking Climb 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  VA : Great Falls : Flat Iron
Start about 50 feet dowmstream from the Reverse Chimney at the edge of the slopong rock at the top of a crack. Descend a short semi-chimney (Chris' Crack) to a pothole. Move upstream to a traverse high on the cliff. After rouding a corner either climb straight up the wall defined crack or continue the traverse upstream following a very shallow and narrow crack....[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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