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The 2nd climbable crag. Probably the most popular of the crags. It is about 90' tall at its highest point with most routes being about 70'. Mostly steep overhanging sport routes with great photo potential. Several moderate sport routes also exist to the left end of the cliff.
To approach by bicycle: Head towards Connellsville (downstream) out of Ohiopyle Apprx. 4.25 miles 20-30min. ride. Cliff located 50 yards off of trail on left. Obvious foot trail from bike trail to cliff. To appraoch by foot: Park at Mitchell Trail/Kentuck trail near the Bruner Run. Take-out parking lot (top of road not bottom), follow Mitchell Trail to Kentuck trail, turn right onto Kentuck trail, follow to bike trail, make left onto bike trail. 5min. walk to crag, 30-40min. hike.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for School House Crag:
Flying Dutchman 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport, 70'
Firefly 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, 35'
Arachnophobia 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport, 75'
Humpty Dumpty 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport, 70'
Good Day to Die 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 75'
Kaya 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport, 80'
Natural Mystic 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 90'
Soul Rebel 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Sport, 70'
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Natural Mystic 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PA : Ohiopyle State Park : School House Crag
Start in front of the Bent tree. Climb up the continuous overhangs to the final lip with a fixed chain draw. Pull the lip and finish on easier face climbing above. Most people stick clip the first bolt....[more] Browse More Classics in PA