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Elevation: 2,200'
Location: 39.93173, -79.54518 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Justin Johnsen, The Stoned Master, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Pete Baertsch on Jun 29, 2012
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  • Description 

    Coll's Cove is a SWPA gem! Nestled beneath a mediocre cliff line exists hundreds of boulder problems on fine-grained "pa gritstone". With classics ranging from V0 to V10, and projects that will go in the double digits, Coll's has alot to offer. It is located on PA State Game Lands, and climbing is currently allowed. Please respect popular hunting seasons.

    Keep in mind that listed here is only a handfull of the absolute classics, you are only seeing a small fraction of what is really here. You just have to come see for yourself!

    Getting There 

    Follow GPS Coordinates to the entrance road on your left marked with a green gate and no parking sign, then continue another 50 yards and pull into the driveway on your left. Park in the yard to your left, then walk back to the green gated road. Walk about a 1/4 mile down this gas line access road. When the road splits to the right, look left for the obvious logging trail. This will lead you into the main area.

    Climbing Season

    Weather station 5.1 miles from here

    33 Total Routes

    ['4 Stars',14],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Coll's Cove Bouldering:
    White Lightning   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Main Area
    Reallyreally Good   V4 6B     Boulder, 8'   Main Area
    Wheres the Elks   V4-5 6B+     Boulder, 20'   Main Area
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    By Pete Baertsch
    From: Connellsville, PA
    Oct 23, 2012
    I'm releasing the pre-guide to the general public! It features some of the best lines and areas at Coll's Cove, but there is much much more. The full official guide is still being produced due to continued development, and (pending some access issues) will be available soon. Please feel free to contact me if you want any more information.

    Coll's Cove pre-guide v1.9
    By Pete Baertsch
    From: Connellsville, PA
    Mar 24, 2013
    PARKING UPDATE: Please goto the Coll's Cove Facebook page for up-to-date info about parking and access.
    By Nickvilobo
    Jan 10, 2015
    Coming in from New Mexico on the Jan. 14th, anyone interested in bouldering anywhere in Southwest Penn?