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Location: PA : Rune Stones : Rune Stones North : Anastasia (V1)
By: The Stoned Master When: Aug 9, 2014

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Comments: Great warmup. Fine little endurance traverse if you run laps on it.


Location: PA : Bilger's Rocks
By: The Stoned Master When: Jul 3, 2014

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Comments: If you are in the area this place is really cool to explore. Narrow paths in-between formations (stone maze'esque), caves, funky and fun stone that is less-than-vertical, vertical and overhanging. Plenty to play on including a few easy cracks.

Worth it if you're already in the area.


Location: PA : Boxcar Rocks (Chinese Wall) : Bouldering
By: The Stoned Master When: Jul 3, 2014

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Comments: There are 1,001 places to traverse here. If you don't have a partner, rope, proper gear, etc., you can still log some mileage for sure.


Location: PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : 08-Coroner's Area : Northern Pillar (5.8)
By: The Stoned Master When: Apr 13, 2014

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Comments: I love it K! If you want to lead this route (anyone) I highly suggest using ONLY the crack for the hands all the way and only "allowing" your left foot to touch the face. This makes it more enjoyable and challenging for sure. At the top of the left-most hand sized crack you will see a thin finger crack that traverses left for a few feet then goes vertical again. Stick with ONLY the cracks, no face holds, and it isnt as boring.


Location: PA : Pond Bank : Brown Rocks : Brown Rocks : Sundown (5.11+)
By: The Stoned Master When: Dec 23, 2013

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Comments: Anyone know where this is located? Its not in Stan Schoonover's guide that I recall and the description here is vague. Im obviously interested in checking this route out. Thank you.


Location: PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : 09-Calvin's Slabs
By: The Stoned Master When: Dec 21, 2013

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Comments: inbetween Patriot Act and Calvins Corner, as of 12/2013, there are two grey metolius rappel bolts.


Location: PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : 11-Jim's Wall
By: The Stoned Master When: Dec 21, 2013

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Comments: as of 12/2013 there are new metolius (grey) rappel anchors inbetween Jims Wall and Pillar 2, just right of the chain.


Location: PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : 01-The ArÍte Wall aka The... : The Vulgarian Highball (V0)
By: The Stoned Master When: Dec 21, 2013

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Comments: there is an alternative start; left hand crimp and right hand on a obvious right facing side pull on the face. from this start move up and left to a sloper (the crux to me is latching the sloper) and then up to the original line. the original line and this alternative start merge 2-3 moves up at amazing 2 pad pocketesque holds. the alternative start is in the V2/3 range.

Its all about maximization here. there is an alternative, really fun finish that from the middle section (with the ... more >>


Location: PA : Buchanan's Birthplace State...
By: The Stoned Master When: Sep 30, 2013

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Comments: This place is fun. I recall (havent been here in a couple of years) building the top ropes was easy (nice ramp to the top on the right of the main wall) but required a long piece of webbing/cord or two.

It is vertical or very close to it (the main wall area) and it worth your time if youre in the area.

All exposed rock, roped route or bouldering, on public land should be known to us Central, PA climbers. This place is no Rumney, Jtree or Yosemite but its an option for us here in Central, PA.... more >>


Location: PA : Boxcar Rocks (Chinese Wall)
By: The Stoned Master When: Sep 17, 2013

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Comments: Be cautious when setting cams here. To maximize the potential that the cam will do as you want/expect (not walk, move, pop out, hold the fall, etc.) DO NOT place the lobes on the pebbles. When the lobes are placed on the smooth pebbles the cams can sometimes (definitly not always) dislodge the pebbles now making the cam too small or straight up pull the cam out with the pebble. Try and aim for the lobes to sit against the solid stone itself, if possible.

Enjoy this fun place and be mindful that... more >>


Location: PA : Safe Harbor : Safe Harbor South : j. Hydroman Sector : Body Drama (5.11b/c)
By: The Stoned Master When: Sep 16, 2013

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Comments: The 11 seems to have a little bit of everything (that Ive experienced so far). Getting on top of the ramp down low is a SWEET move that I highly reccomend to anyone willing to try.

Thanks for adding this route and bringing it to my attention Tyrel.


Location: PA : Whiskey Springs
By: The Stoned Master When: Sep 6, 2013

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Comments: Whiskey Springs is on the Appalachian Trail (AT) and it can be a great place to link climbing with hiking (multiple climb spots on AT). One example is the White Rock Acre to Whiskey Springs Endurance Traverse. Its roughly 10 miles and has several water sources (bring a filter or all water and go super light) along the way.

It offers lots of endurance and technique training without the gear or partner(s). More information (specifics) on the White Rock Acres page here on Mountainproject.com under... more >>


Location: PA : White Rock Acres : Main Wall : White Rock to Whiskey Sprin... (V0-1)
By: The Stoned Master When: Sep 6, 2013

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Comments: 2-3 water sources along the way that tend to run year round (always check and never assume!).

we took a Steripen and we were solid so we didnt have to haul water.


Location: PA : Dauphin Narrows : South Buttress (Linoy Buttr... : Hugh's 11 (5.11a PG13)
By: The Stoned Master When: Jun 12, 2013

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Comments: Don't assume there will be a rappel station set up. Be prepared to figure your own rappel out. Please be mindful of damaging the trees, use gentle techniques like bringing your own webbing/cord versus the, in time destructive, wrap your rope around the tree method (which is appealing for its simplcity but if you're reading this comment you don't have an excuse now).

You've been warned! Thank you.


Location: PA : Dauphin Narrows
By: The Stoned Master When: Jun 11, 2013

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Comments: Thank you Eric for preserving the history and sharing the beta! Your guide is thoughtful and the pictures are awesome. Thank you.

DON'T assume there will be rappel stations (chains, bolts, webbing/cord, etc) ready for you. On EVERY route be prepared to create your own rappel setup.

Maybe in time we won't need to worry about this but for now we do.

Thank you!


Location: PA : Dauphin Narrows : South Buttress (Linoy Buttr... : Metamorphosis (5.8)
By: The Stoned Master When: Jun 8, 2013

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Comments: This is the funnest trad/mixed multi-pitch climb in Pennsylvania I've done so far.

You cannot sew up either pitch so be prepared to be calculated with your pro.

Good job Eric and Rob! Thanks for the bolts (the ease of them is welcome) and the vision.

4 out of 4 stars for the area for sure.


Location: PA : Pole Steeple
By: The Stoned Master When: May 28, 2013

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Comments: Great place and totally worthy especially if you're newer to trad or are just looking for a little adventure (approach, pack in water/food, etc). Great place to practice self-rescue, anchors, ascending/descending ropes, etc.

Again not many hard lines so if you're out looking to push your limits this may not be for you (unless your limit is 5.8 or below then enjoy!). If you're looking for a cruiser day this place is great and the views are world class for sure.

For some specific routes check ... more >>


Location: PA : White Rock Acres
By: The Stoned Master When: May 20, 2013

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Comments: If you want to practice self rescue, anchors, rappeling, belaying, ascending a rope, etc this is the place to do it! Its also high on a ridge (nice approach), great views, sunny, its public land and you can take the dog and family.


Location: PA : Pond Bank : Brown Rocks : Exploration Wall
By: The Stoned Master When: Feb 13, 2013

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Comments: This area is setup PERFECTLY for `practicing` multi pitch. If following the way some of this wall is set up naturally it breaks down into 3 natural pitches. Create your own multi pitch climbs and `practice` your anchor building and rope management skills here.

This is a non-serious (non-developed) rock wall so have some fun!


Location: PA : Pond Bank
By: The Stoned Master When: Feb 1, 2013

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Comments: ANCHORS: only the `angulation` wall, inbetween Jims throne and pillar 2 and on top of calvins slab have rappel anchors. even on those features expect to be building anchors. everywhere else here you definitly have to build your own anchors.

You'll have to build your own anchors on top for most climbs and walk off or walk on the cliffs top to the rappel bolts. There are enough options for anchor placements that most people have no problem building safe/strong anchors. There are plenty of trees, ... more >>


Location: PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : 08-Coroner's Area
By: The Stoned Master When: Jan 30, 2013

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Comments: Awesome Justin thanks! Now the beta matches the guides and rockclimbing.com. consistent beta.


Location: PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : 08-Coroner's Area
By: The Stoned Master When: Jan 29, 2013

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Comments: This is actually part of the "Coroner`s Area" where other routes exist. An area for the Coroners Area should have been created and pigs in space just a route. It is what it is. Just know this when compiling info from other sources.


Location: PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : 09-Calvin's Slabs : Cal's Ceiling (5.7+)
By: The Stoned Master When: Jan 29, 2013

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Comments: Thanks justin!


Location: PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : 09-Calvin's Slabs : Cal's Ceiling (5.7+)
By: The Stoned Master When: Jan 28, 2013

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Comments: This route is only 15ft. I can't change the details for some reason for the climb. This brings you to the main ledge where other fun routes start.


Location: WV : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - East Face : Southeast Corner : R&R (5.6)
By: The Stoned Master When: Jan 18, 2013

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Comments: If you don't want to do the first pitch with the offwidth (just don't have the gear, etc) you can climb Worrel`s Thicket for about 30-35ft to the ledge that P2 starts from. You`ll end up walking slightly downhill to the anchors; be careful because the leafs can be decieving.

The corners on P2 are amazingly fun. One of my favorites in the grade for sure.