Mountain Project Map - Harpers Ferry

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Lots of New Beta on Mountain Project

For updates and for access to a growing digital guide for rock climbing at Harpers Ferry, go to Mountain Project - Harpers Ferry You can also get the Mountain Project app for your phone and download the beta for Harpers Ferry so that when you are on the mountain you will have pictures, descriptions, topo lines, etc. Please also strongly consider logging your ticks so we can see how much visitation the routes/problems receive. Also, if you provide star ratings and grade suggestions we can hone in on accurate ratings. GET THE APP FOR YOUR PHONE

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

10/2015 Video - 3 problems from the Balcony Rock Boulders

Jeff Beavers was kind enough to put together and share a short video of three problems at the far end of the Balcony Rock Boulders (link to Mountain Project page for these boulders). Two of these are

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Cliffs Open: Maryland Heights Peregrine Falcon Cliff Closure Lifted

I spoke with the park visitor information center this morning and they have confirmed that the cliff closure has been lifted. The main cliffs are open once again.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

2015 Harpers Ferry Outdoor Festival: June 5-6

Though the Harpers Ferry Outdoor Festival is currently oriented toward whitewater paddlers it is still an outdoor oriented community and the event has live music and festivities. Paddling is great fun and a great way to gain/maintain strength for rock climbing. Plus, it's in Harpers Ferry so you can't go wrong. Get out there and have a good time.
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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Peregrine Falcon Nesting - Temporary and Partial Closure Details

Update (August, 2015): The cliffs are now open. The closure has been lifted.
Updated (late June): The ABC ramps are now included in the closure. Balcony Jr. also has a nest, which may result in an expanded closure listing.