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V7 Matrix area Mt. Gretna, early ascent
V7 Matrix area Mt. Gretna, early ascent
Golf Ball Wall V4-5 Parking Lot area Mt. Gretna
Golf Ball Wall V4-5 Parking Lot area Mt. Gretna
A favorite V2 at Governor's Stable, a privately owned area.  I went to high school with daughters and nephews of the landowner.   <br /> <br />Gobernor's Stable is the best diabase climbing area for visitors.  It is concentrated and easy to navigate.  In the early 2000's there was a bouldering competition held yearly which raised funds and allowed access to the property to members.
A favorite V2 at Governor's Stable, a privately ow...
Haycock Mountain V5 <br /> <br />2002
Haycock Mountain V5 2002
V5 near the start of the main area, Haycock Mountain 2002
V5 near the start of the main area, Haycock Mounta...
Halloween Roof first ascent 7/15/2001, Mt. Gretna.  Located downhill and left of the Shamoo boulder, near the Bulge(V10).  The rock to the left of the crack as well as the crack is off. <br /> <br />I understand that this problem may now be referred to as Bashista Yo Sista (V5-6).  I am not sure what that means...
Halloween Roof first ascent 7/15/2001, Mt. Gretna....
The One With Everything (V8) State Game Lands Parking Lot area Mt. Gretna <br /> <br />Fourth ascent May 4, 2002
The One With Everything (V8) State Game Lands Park...
The Bullet Room, an outlying Mt. Gretna area <br /> <br />Photo credit Robert McBride.  This photo was on the old newenglandbouldering website for some time.
The Bullet Room, an outlying Mt. Gretna area Phot...
Hunter's Rock spring 2006
Hunter's Rock spring 2006
Teddy Bear V2 flash at Haycock.
Teddy Bear V2 flash at Haycock.
Teddy Bear's Picnic? V2 Haycock Mountain 2002
Teddy Bear's Picnic? V2 Haycock Mountain 2002
My old home wall, all Pusher holds
My old home wall, all Pusher holds
Repeating a crimpy V5 first ascent at Aberdeen Mills, an area that I "discovered" and developed in the early 2000's.
Repeating a crimpy V5 first ascent at Aberdeen Mil...
My first car, a 1982 cherry condition Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, 30,000 miles.  Metallic baby blue with a white soft top.  It had power windows and door locks but a rotating analog clock in the dash that always elicited comments from passengers.
My first car, a 1982 cherry condition Oldsmobile C...
Smiley Face V3 at Mount Gretna summer 2001
Smiley Face V3 at Mount Gretna summer 2001
Governor's Stable bouldering guides 2004 and 2005
Governor's Stable bouldering guides 2004 and 2005
5.9 arete on Hang Ten boulder.  June 15, 2001
5.9 arete on Hang Ten boulder. June 15, 2001
V3 left of Solar Sail at Mount Gretna early 2000's
V3 left of Solar Sail at Mount Gretna early 2000's
Solar Sail V5 at Mount Gretna in 2002
Solar Sail V5 at Mount Gretna in 2002
Pinch Me V3-4 first ascent Chetroy at the Otherworld, Mount Gretna Pennsylvania
Pinch Me V3-4 first ascent Chetroy at the Otherwor...
Lithe V4-5 Elk Pennsylvania
Lithe V4-5 Elk Pennsylvania
V6 Elk
V6 Elk
Pequea FA 1999 sporting me first rope, harness, helmet, chalkbag and prAna shirt and shorts.  My second pair of shoes though.  About an hour of cleaning moss clumps on ledges was required for this 30 foot choss pile.  I believe this was my first FA of a toprope.
Pequea FA 1999 sporting me first rope, harness, he...
Dojo V8 2002
Dojo V8 2002

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