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Tumbling Run  


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Location: 40.026, -77.3554 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: raven1 on Aug 25, 2012
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Description 

Lots of rock with a dozen totally worthwhile problems.

Getting There 

Park on 233 and hike up hill, or go up Woodrow Rd off of rt 233 and park at top of mtn. Hike left to Tumbling Run and right to Purgatory Rock. First problem you will come to at Tumbling run is Heavy Metal Kids. An obvious left arete.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.5 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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Featured Route For Tumbling Run
First ascent

Dark Crystal V10+ 7C+  PA : South Central PA : Tumbling Run
Start on bank robbers, go out seam until you can come to the underside of the boulder. Crimp the crystals and continue out steep overhang till you can mantle onto slab. Jigs out right are off. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

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By Seth Derr
From: harrisburg, pa
Oct 24, 2012
New South Mountain Bouldering guide is finished and available for purchase at Climbnasium in Mechanicsburg for $15.00. Includes Whiskey Springs, Tumbling Run, Purgatory, and Walnut Bottom. Full color photos, route descriptions, etc etc. Stop in and check it out.