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Caves Trail West Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 650'
Location: 40.485, -75.2216 View Map  Incorrect?
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Park at the Hanger 18 lot, and follow the trail past that area. Keep right at the junction; the left fork would take you to Area 51.

Here are the main bouldering areas along the Caves Trail, from the west end, to the Caves.

Bokow boulder

Little Fluffy Clouds area

A few minutes up the trail from Little Fluffy Clouds, and immediately before Dubeck, there's a side trail left and uphill to reach 3-Star.

After Dubeck, the main trail reaches the Caves.

These notes owe heavy credit to Char Fetterolf's and Rob Holzman's published guides! The reader's notes and improvements are welcomed.

Getting There 

Follow the trail from Hanger 18 towards the Caves from the west, or from Top Rock Trail to the Caves from the east.

Climbing Season

For the Haycock Mountain (Nockamixon) area.

Weather station 1.4 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Caves Trail West

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Caves Trail West:
3-Star   V1 5     Boulder, 20'   
Dubeck   V3 6A     Boulder   
Beckdu   V4- 6B     Boulder, 10'   
Little Fluffy Clouds   V5 6C     Boulder, 20'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Larry on the start of Little Fluffy Clouds

Little Fluffy Clouds V5 6C  PA : Southeastern Lowlands : ... : Caves Trail West
A classic atypical Haycock line following a featured overhanging arete before pulling onto the face and the topout. Sit start utilizing an under cling with feet smearing on the face, climb the jugs and pinches with big moves and turn the lip with a small feet cut move before slapping up for the lip....[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

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