Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
8. West Wall

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Crackalicious T,S 
Hot Pockets S 
Precarious S 
Spit On It ! S 
Where The Wild Things Are S 

8. West Wall  


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 40.2506, -75.8255 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 1,725
Administrators: Justin Johnsen, The Stoned Master, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Justin Johnsen on Aug 24, 2011
Forecast:
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

Description 

West Wall in Birdsboro Quarry.

Routes, left to right:

Where The Wild Things Are [12 bolts](5.10)
Precarious [7 bolts](5.10c)
Spit On It [7 bolts](5.10d)
Crackalicious [8 bolts](5.12c)
Hot Pockets [10 bolts](5.12b)

Getting There 

From the welcome sign, follow the wide right-hand trail downhill toward the reservoir. Follow the path left around the fence to the other side. Follow the path past the Lower Climbs on your left, past the reservoir to your right, and ahead to the shooting range target wall. Follow a use trail behind the wall into the woods, and take the right-hand fork. The West Wall starts ahead of you.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.4 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 8. West Wall:
Precarious   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Spit On It !   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Crackalicious   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Browse More Classics in 8. West Wall

Featured Route For 8. West Wall
Crackalicious Birdsboro Pa West Wall

Crackalicious 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  PA : Southeastern Lowlands : ... : 8. West Wall
This line follows the obvious crack system through the right facing corner on the left side of the West Wall.Scramble up to the base of the corner passsing a bolt or two. Consider skipping these or back cleaning to avoid rope drag. Use caution as the rock quality is poor through this section. Jam and layback through a powerful sequence that is capped by a mini roof. Your efforts will be rewarded with a stance after the roof. Stem your way up to the anchors.While eyeballing this line from a n...[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

Comments on 8. West Wall Add Comment
Show which comments
By Crossing
From: Breinigsville, PA
Aug 20, 2012
CONDITION REPORT 
The trail where you move left from the gully to the wall to eventually access the fixed rope has gave way revealing what looks like the drainage tubes. While it is still possible to get by this section, the dirt will probably continue to collapse.
By Larry S
Aug 20, 2012
CONDITION REPORT 
The tree the bottom of the fixed line was tied to has fallen as well. The rope has been cut in the middle and is core-shot near the top. The wooden stairs where the bottom of the rope used to be are getting eroded underneath. This approach really needs some love.