The steep wall directly over the train tunnel. Usually home only to the ravens and aid climbers. There is only one free route known but to many of the area's aid climbers this is the biggest and baddest thing around.
A slightly tricky approach. You used to be able to park in the single pullout right below the "pit" but that is now being patrolled. Parking options include the hiking trail-head on Sandy Hook Rd. Go under rail bridge and another half mile to parking. This lot fills up fast with hikers on the weekend. Sandy Hook is accessed off of 340 in MD by taking Keep Tryst Rd. to sandy hook rd.
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Center Stage and All Alone A2 PG13 Trad, Aid, 1 pitch, 80'
Spectacular Spectacle 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c A3 Trad, Aid, 4 pitches, 200'
Air Show 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c A4 Trad, Aid, 2 pitches, 150'
Outrage 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Black Tie Affair 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ E6 6b Trad, 2 pitches, 170'
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Black Tie Affair 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ E6 6b MD : Harper's Ferry : ... : Train Tunnel Wall
P1: Starting out the left corner of the pit, head up a jagged, overhanging crack. (The route might be marked by an Indian Creek style stone at the base). The first pitch follows the previously mentioned crack (system) all the way to a ledge at ~100 feet. On the way to the anchors, you will climb an overhang to a tricky mantle, a short slab section, another overhang, another slab, and the final crux, an ever-so-slightly overhanging face split by a rapidly closing crack.P2: This pitch is best ...[more] Browse More Classics in MD