Excellent climbing on three main sections of cliff. The cliffs are made of of a tilted bed of limestone that were exposed when the area was quarried years ago. Both face and crack climbs are prevalent. Several of the face routes were put up 20+ years ago, so the bolts may be suspect. Also care must be taken when placing gear in limestone.
See the GPS location. In general, park on the street discretely and discretely walk into the quarry off of Armor Run Road.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bellefonte Quarry:
El Crackitan 5.9+ Trad, 1 pitch, 110 feet
Coleman's Crack 5.10b Trad, 1 pitch, 120 feet
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Coleman's Crack 5.10b PA : Bellefonte Quarry
Zig-zagging finger crack at the far right of the main wall. Old guidebook stated that "your second reason for your existance as a climber is to climb this route." Start with very small fingers (tips) on a steep but just under vertical wall. You may have to clean some dirt out of the lower crack to protect well. The crack zig zags providing rests at the short horizontals. The crack widens from tips down low to fingerlock prior to topping out....[more] Browse More Classics in PA