One of the easy TR's. Walk from the car to bolt a...
A small state park in western PA that is more famous for its old buildings and covered bridges than the rock climbing. The climbing is mostly top-roped or bouldered. Some cliffs have bolt anchors other times trees are slung for anchors. The rock is typical sandstone found in the region, similar to T-Wall, but shorter and without as many cracks. Apparently people like to go "sport rappelling" there too.
Rock climbing or rappelling is prohibited on rocks along any road inside the park.
From Pittsburgh take I-279 north and merge onto I-79 north. Take the PA-488 exit (exit 96) toward Portersville/Prospect. Turn left over the freeway and follow signs to the park. You can get a handy trail map that has the climbing areas marked at the park Maintenance Office.
The opening moves are the fun of this route and also the crux. A cheater block is often placed for the start of this climb, feel free to move them out of the way and enjoy the opening moves. The rest of the route is straight up with solid large holds. Overall this is a fun little route, one of my personal favorites and one of the better routes in the park....[more]Browse More Classics in PA
Keep in mind of other climbers. You do not have to set up 5 ropes and leave them hanging so others can not climb. Please respect the boulders by not writing on them, no one cares that you were there or who you like. Please pick up your trash, there is a garbage can by the picnic tables for a reason.