Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Cranking Area

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Bob Dylan Did Drugs 
Cranking, The 
Divine Order 
Pyramid Slab 
Ten High 
White Blaze Slab 

Cranking Area  


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 2,702
Administrators: Justin Johnsen, The Stoned Master, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: rdlennon on Nov 5, 2008
Forecast:
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!

Description 

Named after the area testpiece, the Cranking Area is, as suggested, the place where one goes to crank. Many of Whiskey's hardest problems are found here.

Getting There 

Located on the AT about 250 yards past the Entrance Area. Follow the climber trail through the boulders and under the large overhanging rock, or to approach it directly, follow the white blazed AT where it loops below the ridgeline, bypassing the first boulders. The area is identified by an enormous overhanging prow that holds The Cranking.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.7 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cranking Area:
Bob Dylan Did Drugs   V5 6C     Boulder, 12'   
Browse More Classics in Cranking Area

Featured Route For Cranking Area
Drew cranking

The Cranking V9 7C  PA : South Central PA : ... : Cranking Area
This difficult testpiece ascends the left side of a wavy, overhanging prow. Many climbers work this, few send. However, any time spend trying it is a reward, as it is a very smooth, challenging line.Sit start on low edges. Move up a small bulge at the base of the prow using sidepull crimps and the arete. Once good feet are established, slap up the arete. Move the right hand out to a sidepull pinch. Slap left again and shift feet up until it is possible to bring the left hand way up to a crimp on...[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

Comments on Cranking Area Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -