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Elevation: 1,394'
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Description 

This is the main area containing the majority of the routes at Shaffer Rocks. This part of the cliff is at least 50 feet high, with some routes reaching ~70 feet on the left (west) end of the formation.

Getting There 

Follow the same approach for all walls within the Shaffer Rocks area.

Climbing Season

For the South Central PA area.

Weather station 2.8 miles from here

26 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',7],['5.7',0],['5.8',4],['5.9',4],['5.10',6],['5.11',4],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',0],['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 Main Wall:
Rappel Crack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     TR, 1 pitch   
Ten Pins   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR, 1 pitch   
Yellow Pages   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR, 1'   
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By kenr
May 23, 2015
getting there: What we did was walk about 75 meters roughly East from the parking (GPS latitude longitude approx N39.81204 W77.48292) on the wide trail msrked with blue paint. Then turned Left off that and walked 50 meters roughly North to the top of the cliff (which our GPS gave as lat long (N39.81260 W77.48194).

The pinnacle whose North face forms the left (East) side of the main wall has approx latitude longitude (N39.81255 W77.48152).

Hermitage Cabin: Our GPS places the cabin at lat long (N39.81237 W77.48088)
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