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Rock Climbing New Jersey



Paul Nick and Neil Sloane, published by Falcon Guides
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Not a Pennsylvania guidebook, but it has a chapter on Ralph Stover State Park, with popular climbs from seven areas.

Classic Rock Climbs No. 12: Ralph Stover State Park, Pennsylvania (out of print)



Paul Nick / Chockstone Press
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Out-of-print 1997 edition of the last Stover guidebook.

I would personally not pay an inflated price that some sellers are asking online. Given that the book is over a decade out-of-print and no new edition is in sight, I imagine it would be fair use to make a personal use copy of someone else's book. You might ask anyone that obviously has a copy.

Red Rock: A Climber's Guide to High Rocks (out of print)



Tom Stryker
Red Rock: A Climber's Guide to High Rocks, Thomas N. Stryker, 1985. Out of print.

"Green Guide" (out of print)



Peter Kolman and Kirby Ellis
Peter Kolman and Kirby Ellis wrote the "Green Guide" in 1974. Long out-of-print.

Climb High Rocks State Park (2011)



Paul Nick
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Paul Nick's self-published guide, updated in 2011. This is the most current and complete guide to High Rocks at Ralph Stover State Park.

Rock Climbing New Jersey



Paul Nick and Neil Sloane, published by Falcon Guides
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Not a Pennsylvania guidebook, but it covers part of Mount Minsi in a chapter on the Delaware Water Gap.

Pennsylvania Climbing and Bouldering Guidebook



Rob Holzman / Blue Biner Guidebooks
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Areas in the book include: Delaware Water Gap, Bruce Lake Bouldering, Big Boulder, Lehigh Gorge, Francis E. Walter Dam, Mocanaqua Main Wall, Mocanaqua Boulder Garden, Paradise Rock, The Library, Squirrel Rock, Emmaus Bouldering Area, Bauer's Rock, Haycock Mountain, Ralph Stover state Park, and others in central and western PA.

Climb Pennsylvania



Curt Harler
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Climb Pennsylvania, second edition, 2007. Looks like an overview of climbing areas in PA.

Rock 'n' Road: An Atlas of North American Rock Climbing Areas



Tim Toula
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Rock 'n' Road: An Atlas of North American Rock Climbing Areas includes a chapter on Pennsylvania. It only gives the broadest notes on climbing areas - many of which have closed since it was published - but it gives curious climbers ideas about where to look - or avoid looking - for new routes.

Ice Climbing Pennsylvania



Griz Guides
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Griz Guides has some free sample downloads from this book on their website.

Birdsboro topo (free PDF)



Distributed by Reading Rocks
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The current one-page topo of Birdsboro climbs is available for free at the Reading Rocks website.

Stone Crusade: A Historical Guide to Bouldering in America



John Sherman / American Alpine Club
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Stone Crusade has a (two page) chapter on Livezey Rock.

Chickies Rock Climbing Guide (free PDF)



Michael Hartman
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A great free self-published guide by Michael Hartman.

Ice Climbing Pennsylvania



Griz Guides
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What the title says.

Safe Harbor South Mini-Guide (free PDF)



Eric Hörst/Safe Harbor Climbing
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A free downloadable PDF mini-guide by Eric Hörst, a decades-long developer of the crag with many first ascents there.

Haycock Mountain Bouldering



Char Fetterolf
I had heard a new 2012 edition of Char's out-of-print guidebook was planned for release in February.

The link I used to have is broken, though. Can anyone share the information on where climbers can pick up a copy?

Rocky Ridge Google Maps Guide (free online map)



Eric Heiden et al/Google Maps
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Eric Heiden's excellent online map to bouldering at Rocky Ridge.

South Mountain Bouldering




Seth Derr wrote:

"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."

South Mountain Bouldering




Seth Derr wrote:

"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."

South Mountain Bouldering




Seth Derr wrote:

"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."

Free online guide to Blue Run



Nathan Heston
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A free online guide to Blue Run is at www.nathanheston.com/bluerunrocks/bluerunrocks.html

Governor Dick Bouldering Guide



Travis Gault
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Direct quote from the Gretna Bouldering Committee on Facebook, from December 2011:

"The guidebook is out!!! You can find it for sale at Climbnasium right now. It will also be available for sale at the Environmental Center in the next few months. All proceeds benefit the Gretna Bouldering Committee. Thanks to Travis Gault for his 100% donation!! Splendid work Trav!"

Check with GBC for current prices and availability.

Coll's Cove pre-guide 1.7



Pete Baertsch
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Pete shared a free pre-release of his full guide in progress.

Dauphin Narrows Climbs (free online guide)



Eric Beyeler
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Eric Beyeler has generously shared his guide at the URL below.

Tim Anderson's Breakneck Guide



Tim Anderson
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A great online guide to Breakneck on Tim's blog, Climbing PA!