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The Colflesh area - named for Ernie Colflesh - is the first major area you come to when hiking in from the education center parking lot. It offers a great selection of problems ranging from V0 to V6. Area classics include Jenn Savage (V2), Body Snap (V4), Colflesh (V5). The problems average about ten feet in height with mostly good landings.

Getting There 

Take trail beside nature center into the forest. At first three-way trail junction go Right and hike to second three-way junction. Go Right again and head downhill a short way to third three-way junction and go Right one last time. Watch for bushwack trail/cairn on Left.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.2 miles from here

21 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Colflesh Area:
Homefries    V0 4     Boulder, 10'   
Pancakes   V0 4     Boulder, 15'   
Posion Ivy   V0 4     Boulder, 20'   
Terretti   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   
Jenn Savage   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   
Havit    V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   
Bodysnap   V4 6B     Boulder   
Colflesh Direct   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   
Sur La Pointe   V5 6C     Boulder, 9'   
Bodysnap Sit   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
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Bodysnap Sit V6 7A  PA : South Central PA : ... : Colflesh Area
An area classic, one of the most tried in all of Gretna!Sit start with a good undercling and a crimp. Pull up and snag the side pull, pick some feet and make crux long move out left to good crimps. Follow the crimps left up to a big sloper. Then make a tension move to the lip to a causal topout.Although this is called Body Snap Sit the only move it shares with Body Snap is the top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

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By skinny legs and all
From: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Jan 23, 2011
Named after Ernie Colflesh, this is a great area to warm up. The areas namesake boulder has quality climbs from beginner to intermediate. It seems to be more humid here than at other areas further into the forest during mid-summer.
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