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b. Practice Face  


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Submitted By: Tim Schafstall on Apr 4, 2008
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Description 

The Practice Face is the most popular area at High Rocks due to easy routes and easy access for top ropes. This face is often a mob scene on busy weekends; however, the climbs are quite nice and worth getting up early to beat the crowds.

Please do not use the eroded gully on the north side of the practice face for top rope access. Scramble a bit further north (toward the parking lot) by a tree and use the obvious ledge system.

The routes around the left hand corner of the Practice Face, Orvie Direct and The End Climb (aka Orvie), are described on the a. Descent Trail Area page.

Getting There 

The Practice Face is the first south-facing cliff face you encounter on the trail.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.7 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',3],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for b. Practice Face:
Triple Overhang   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Triple Overhang

Triple Overhang 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13  PA : Southeastern Lowlands : ... : b. Practice Face
Climb the leftmost seam, then straight up through the overhangs to the top. Perhaps a bit harder than the rating. Climbing the center seam (V1)makes the climb 5.8 and climbing the face between the right most seam and the next crack to the right (Ivy Leaf) makes the climb 5.9 (V2)....[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

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Vicky working her way into the overhang section
Vicky working her way into the overhang section

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