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Bird\'s Nest-- Scrambling Route
This system of ledges and ramps right (upstream) of the Eagle's Nest face is really the only thing beyond Class 2 that your average unroped climber can do safely and sanely at the Bird's Nest crag. I found the scrambling to be somewhere around that vague line between Class 3 and Class 4. The exposure may look a little bad in this shot, but it really isn't, though there are spots here where carelessness could result in a serious fall.

The Potomac River is visible to the right, but this route is not directly above the river.

Great Falls, VA-- September 2007

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Bob SihlerSubmitted by Bob Sihler
on Oct 1, 2007 10:11 am

Image ID: 342681
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Lat/Lon: 39.00210°N / 77.2541°W
Object Title: Bird's Nest-- Scrambling Route

Image Type(s): Rock Climbing