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About Spitzbergen:

Spitzbergen (also known as AAU) is located 3/4 of a mile from the Old Angler's Inn Parking Area directly across the river from Cow's Hoof.
Approach: To reach spitzbergen from the Old Angler's parking lot, hike to the C&O canal for about ten mins. When you come to a large body of water make a left onto the Billy Goat Trail and hike for about 30 mins. It is about twenty feet off the trail and is directly across from the "Cow Hoof" climbing area.
Approach Time: 40 min
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Type of Climbing: Top Rope
Sun Aspect: All Day Sun


SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
Average Rating = 3.00/5 Soapstone 5.9 1
5 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Tombstone 5.7 1
6 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Bear Split 5.7 0