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fireresq21


Jul 17, 2011, 5:59 PM
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Deep Creek  (North_America: United_States: Maryland)
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So I will be staying in a house for a family reunion on Deep Creek for a week. Wondering if there is any climbing in the near area? If so, what type, how far, any special local rules I should know? Im from Cali, so fill me in! Ill be there the first two weeks of August.
Any help would be great!


cclarke


Jul 18, 2011, 7:23 AM
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Re: [fireresq21] Deep Creek [In reply to]
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Coopers Rock with excellent bouldering and some toproping is about 40 miles away towards Morgantown.

The Narrows, near Cumberland, with 1-3 pitch trad lines is about the same distance.

Check this:
http://indy-adventures.net/climbing/guide.html#TheNarrows


Both areas are in the route database here and information about them is available elsewhere in the internet.

There are certainly smaller closer areas but you will likely have a hard time getting information about them.


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RClose78


Jul 18, 2011, 5:49 PM
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Although I haven't been there, I think the closest area to Deep Creek would be Fork Run. Not a huge area, but it has both boulders and bolted routes (very few of these in MD), and both look decent from the photos and videos I've seen. Otherwise, while I'm usually all for promoting MD climbing, I agree with the previous response that the drive to Coopers Rock is well worth it. Some of the best bouldering I've done. If you want someone to check it out with, I live about 3 hours east of Deep Creek, but would be happy to drag my pads out there for a day trip.


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