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The northern end of Safe Harbor South, closest to the dam - and the last area you'll reach walking in from Green Hill tunnel. The late afternoon sun lasts longer here than on many nearby areas. It's named for the oldest sport route at Safe Harbor, the classic Hydroman 5.11a/b, which ends on the highest block of rock on top of the wall.
The tenth and final climbing area in Safe Harbor South, reached walking north from the Green Hill Road tunnel parking area.
13 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for j. Hydroman Sector:
Parabolic Corner (low variation) 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Mental As Anything 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch
Crossroads 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 60'
Ad 2 Vic 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
JSC 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c PG13 Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Hydroman 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch
Parabolic Corner (high variation) 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Featured Route For j. Hydroman Sector
Hydroman 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c PA : Safe Harbor : ... : j. Hydroman Sector
The historic first sport route to get bolted in Safe Harbor.Little pockets, sometimes sharp, and just enough holds for fun, thoughtful climbing. Left-hand pocket used to get to the not-as-good-as-you'd-like horizontal near the top had a piece break off on Sunday. Was a little wet/dirty inside, and somewhat sharp, but usable. Crux was right at the top for us. My partner worked up the arete to the right and had a tricky step left to get to the anchors. I stayed in the corner, eventually getting a ...[more] Browse More Classics in PA