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Location: PA : North Central : Worlds End State Park : Rock Garden
By: The Stoned Master When: Jun 19, 2016

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Comments: Some photos to aid in finding the Rock Garden
Rock Climbing Photo: Sign
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Rock Climbing Photo: Sign
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Rock Climbing Photo: Sign
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Location: PA : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : Lehigh Gorge State Park : Gorgeous Rocks : Blap (5.9)
By: The Stoned Master When: Nov 2, 2015

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Comments: Super fun little crux dyno! Basically a one move wonder but fun for sure.


Location: PA : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : Lehigh Gorge State Park : Gorgeous Rocks : Photo
By: The Stoned Master When: Nov 2, 2015

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Comments: You can see Gorgeous Face, Gorgeous Crack plus some others in this photo.


Location: PA : North Central : Rock Run : Ridge Area : Unknown Boulder B : Unknown B-1 (V2-3)
By: The Stoned Master When: Oct 13, 2015

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Comments: One sexy ass seam!


Location: PA : North Central : Rock Run : Ridge Area : Unknown Boulder A : Unknown A-2 (V2-3)
By: The Stoned Master When: Oct 13, 2015

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Comments: Short but fun. There is an alternative, harder start on the super thin crimps shown in the picture. Go from the thin crimps to the horizontal then the little dyno.
Rock Climbing Photo: Alternative starting holds
Alternative starting holds



Location: PA : North Central : Rock Run : Ridge Area : Unknown Boulder A : Unknown A-1 (V4-5)
By: The Stoned Master When: Oct 12, 2015

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Comments: Some gnarly but solid stone below, and some practically flawless stone above. A really sweet problem with some awesome movement. A classic for sure to me!


Location: PA : North Central : Rock Run : Ridge Area
By: The Stoned Master When: Oct 11, 2015

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Comments: I heard that there may be a guidebook coming out soon that will feature this area. Check in at pabouldering.com if you're interested.

I know a lot of these problems and boulders have names, I just don't know them. If you do please contact me and I will update or correct. Accurate information is super important.

Pictures are your friends here! This is not a well traveled area with well beaten paths. Use pictures as often for reference to help orient easier/faster.


Location: PA : South Central PA : Safe Harbor : Safe Harbor North : 2.5 Alpine Wall (aka tall w... : ... : Photo
By: The Stoned Master When: Apr 27, 2015

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Comments: Mmmmmmmm...


Location: PA : South Central PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : White Rocks Bouldering : Rune Stones
By: The Stoned Master When: Mar 13, 2015

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Comments: Don't be afraid to use this place as an outdoor "gym", set up circuits and lap problems. Because the lack of crowds you can knock out 40+ 5.10-5.12a problems easily due to the close proximity of the boulders to one another. Also a fine place to dial in climbing technique and take beginner boulder's.

Because this boulder field is very close to White Rocks/Brown Rocks, it is nice to rope climb some then come to the Rune Stones at the end of the day and wear yourself out on some fun boulders. Good... more >>


Location: PA : South Central PA : Governor Stable : Herr Brothers : Fisticuffs (V3-)
By: The Stoned Master When: Oct 9, 2014

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Comments: This is one beautiful, but short, crack! Hands down one of my favorite at GS. I highly reccomend taping. I did a shit tape job once before climbing this problem and I had scabs on my hands that wouldnt heal for over a month; super gritty stone for sure. If you're in the area and wanting to sink some sweet jams this is the problem to get on!


Location: PA : South Central PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : White Rocks Bouldering : ... : Tiny Tim (V2)
By: The Stoned Master When: Oct 6, 2014

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Comments: Short people definitly have the advantage with this one. There is a sloping but good right foot edge directly under the starting hand holds, and a micro-edge for the left foot. This will put you in a classic scrunched frog position; I go left hand to the lip and after you gain the sloper there is a bomber positive spot for your left heel up on the lip that Ive found to be key.


Location: PA : North Central : Blue Run Rocks
By: The Stoned Master When: Sep 21, 2014

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Comments: There is ample camping at Blue Run Rocks. There are a few established camp sites around, please try and use them instead of making new ones. A very popular camp site that can accomodate multiple tents and has a fire ring is on the trail in IF: you continue going straight up the hill (there is an off-shoot trail that goes off right if going up hill, that trail bypasses the camp site, The Main Attraction boulder, the Campfire boulder and the Lichen Wall Area; the off-shoot trail does sta... more >>


Location: PA : North Central : Blue Run Rocks : The Main Attraction : Walking Wounded (5.11)
By: The Stoned Master When: Sep 21, 2014

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Comments: Solid, solid route. Super fun route and definitly worth the effort. Fairly sustained for the first 20ft.


Location: PA : North Central : Blue Run Rocks : The Main Attraction : Piton Crack (5.10)
By: The Stoned Master When: Sep 21, 2014

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Comments: If you are willing to lead on gear this is a must for the area! Thin gear for sure. The crux and the entire climb is able to be well protected; there is an old piton or two still in place. I dont clip them as theres no need and they're rusty. Ive seen someone whip on one and it held; definitly be careful if you choose to clip the rusty relics.

No top anchors.


Location: PA : South Central PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : White Rocks Bouldering : ... : Anastasia (V1)
By: The Stoned Master When: Aug 9, 2014

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Comments: Great warmup. Fine little endurance traverse if you run laps on it.


Location: PA : South Central PA : Bilger's Rocks
By: The Stoned Master When: Jul 3, 2014

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Comments: If you are in the area this place is really cool to explore. Narrow paths in-between formations (stone maze'esque), caves, funky and fun stone that is less-than-vertical, vertical and overhanging. Plenty to play on including a few easy cracks.

Worth it if you're already in the area.


Location: PA : South Central PA : Boxcar Rocks (Chinese Wall) : Bouldering
By: The Stoned Master When: Jul 3, 2014

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Comments: There are 1,001 places to traverse here. If you don't have a partner, rope, proper gear, etc., you can still log some mileage for sure.


Location: PA : South Central PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : 8 - Coroner's Area : Northern Pillar (5.8)
By: The Stoned Master When: Apr 13, 2014

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Comments: I love it K! If you want to lead this route (anyone) I highly suggest using ONLY the crack for the hands all the way and only "allowing" your left foot to touch the face. This makes it more enjoyable and challenging for sure. At the top of the left-most hand sized crack you will see a thin finger crack that traverses left for a few feet then goes vertical again. Stick with ONLY the cracks, no face holds, and it isnt as boring.


Location: PA : South Central PA : Pond Bank : Brown Rocks : Brown Rocks : Sundown (5.11+)
By: The Stoned Master When: Dec 23, 2013

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Comments: Anyone know where this is located? Its not in Stan Schoonover's guide that I recall and the description here is vague. Im obviously interested in checking this route out. Thank you.


Location: PA : South Central PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : 9 - Calvin's Slabs
By: The Stoned Master When: Dec 21, 2013

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Comments: inbetween Patriot Act and Calvins Corner, as of 12/2013, there are two grey metolius rappel bolts.


Location: PA : South Central PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : 11 - Jim's Wall
By: The Stoned Master When: Dec 21, 2013

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Comments: as of 12/2013 there are new metolius (grey) rappel anchors inbetween Jims Wall and Pillar 2, just right of the chain.


Location: PA : South Central PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : 1 - The Arete Wall (aka Ro... : The Vulgarian Highball (V0)
By: The Stoned Master When: Dec 21, 2013

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Comments: there is an alternative start; left hand crimp and right hand on a obvious right facing side pull on the face. from this start move up and left to a sloper (the crux to me is latching the sloper) and then up to the original line. the original line and this alternative start merge 2-3 moves up at amazing 2 pad pocketesque holds. the alternative start is in the V2/3 range.

Its all about maximization here. there is an alternative, really fun finish that from the middle section (with the ... more >>


Location: PA : South Central PA : Buchanan's Birthplace State...
By: The Stoned Master When: Sep 30, 2013

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Comments: This place is fun. I recall (havent been here in a couple of years) building the top ropes was easy (nice ramp to the top on the right of the main wall) but required a long piece of webbing/cord or two.

It is vertical or very close to it (the main wall area) and it worth your time if youre in the area.

All exposed rock, roped route or bouldering, on public land should be known to us Central, PA climbers. This place is no Rumney, Jtree or Yosemite but its an option for us here in Central, PA.... more >>


Location: PA : South Central PA : Boxcar Rocks (Chinese Wall)
By: The Stoned Master When: Sep 17, 2013

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Comments: Be cautious when setting cams here. To maximize the potential that the cam will do as you want/expect (not walk, move, pop out, hold the fall, etc.) DO NOT place the lobes on the pebbles. When the lobes are placed on the smooth pebbles the cams can sometimes (definitly not always) dislodge the pebbles now making the cam too small or straight up pull the cam out with the pebble. Try and aim for the lobes to sit against the solid stone itself, if possible.

Enjoy this fun place and be mindful that... more >>


Location: PA : South Central PA : Whiskey Springs
By: The Stoned Master When: Sep 6, 2013

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Comments: Whiskey Springs is on the Appalachian Trail (AT) and it can be a great place to link climbing with hiking (multiple climb spots on AT). One example is the White Rock Acre to Whiskey Springs Endurance Traverse. Its roughly 10 miles and has several water sources (bring a filter or all water and go super light) along the way.

It offers lots of endurance and technique training without the gear or partner(s). More information (specifics) on the White Rock Acres page here on mountainproject.com under... more >>


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