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j. Hydroman Sector

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5.9 crack T 
Ad 2 Vic S 
Adopted Son S 
Body Drama S 
Crossroads S 
Deep V Crack T 
Humpin' Somethin' S 
Hydroman S 
Incipient Crack T 
JSF S 
Le Eaglet T,S,TR 
Mental As Anything S 
Old School T 
Old Trad Line T 
Parabolic Corner (high variation) S,TR 
Parabolic Corner (low variation) S,TR 
There Goes the Hood S 
Tin Woman S 

j. Hydroman Sector  


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Location: 39.92038, -76.37879 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Justin Johnsen on Nov 18, 2011
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Description 

The northern end of Safe Harbor South, closest to the dam - and the last area you'll reach walking in from Green Hill tunnel. The late afternoon sun lasts longer here than on many nearby areas. It's named for the oldest sport route at Safe Harbor, the classic Hydroman 5.11a/b, which ends on the highest block of rock on top of the wall.

Getting There 

The tenth and final climbing area in Safe Harbor South, reached walking north from the Green Hill Road tunnel parking area.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.9 miles from here

18 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',0],['5.9',7],['5.10',5],['5.11',4],['5.12',0],['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 j. Hydroman Sector:
Mental As Anything   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Crossroads   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 60'   
Hydroman   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For j. Hydroman Sector
A climber on top of Hydroman.

Hydroman 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  PA : South Central PA : ... : j. Hydroman Sector
The historic first sport route to get bolted in Safe Harbor.Little pockets, sometimes sharp, and just enough holds for fun, thoughtful climbing. Left-hand pocket used to get to the not-as-good-as-you'd-like horizontal near the top had a piece break off on Sunday. Was a little wet/dirty inside, and somewhat sharp, but usable. Crux was right at the top for us. My partner worked up the arete to the right and had a tricky step left to get to the anchors. I stayed in the corner, eventually getting a ...[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

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Hydroman topo
BETA PHOTO: Hydroman topo
Hydroman.
Hydroman.
You can see in this photo from Body Drama 5.11b/c (with a 5.12 start variation) to the far left (on and around left of the arete), then to Mental as Anything 5.9+ (climbers left and on the main face) which ends under the prominent Hydroman arete above. The climbers on Hydroman and you can see for several more climbs to the climbers right.
BETA PHOTO: You can see in this photo from Body Drama 5.11b/c ...
Hydroman Sector.
BETA PHOTO: Hydroman Sector.
There Goes the Hood 5.7
There Goes the Hood 5.7

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