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11 - Jim's Wall

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11 - Jim's Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 39.8684, -77.5237 View Map  Incorrect?
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The mother of all the crags at White Rocks. It’s the highest and largest of the three main formations, offering some of the best routes. You can do all the routes on Jim’s Wall as a single pitch, or they can be divided into two (2) pitches to get the most out of the climb. Its overall height is approximately one hundred twenty five (125) vertical feet.

Getting There 

From the lower parking lot at the water towers access gate, walk up the water tower access road. Take a left turn at the perimeter fence gate and walk along the perimeter fence to its north west corner. Up the bank and to the right, follow the trail crossing the state boundary line. Follow the trail up to the base of Jim’s Wall and Pillar #2.

Climbing Season

For the White Rocks area.

Weather station 1.8 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 11 - Jim's Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 11 - Jim's Wall:
Classic Corner    5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
The Great Chimney   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Trad, 1 pitch, 95'   
Jim's Throne   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Sign of Zorro   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Thin Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Nasty Crack   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Nasty Crack 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  PA : South Central PA : ... : 11 - Jim's Wall
Start around the right side of the pillar, about five (5) feet left of The Great Chimney start. Step up in the pocket and climb the excellent finger crack (hint: try laybacking the upper section) up to a fair size outward sloping covey, setup a belay or, continue up the right side of the pillar using the knobs all the way to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

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By Kristan Markey
From: Washington, DC
Jul 27, 2013
Wall is located at: 39.86839 -77.52370.
By Justin Johnsen
From: Sacramento, CA
Jul 29, 2013
Thanks Kristan! I put your coords on the page.
By The Stoned Master
From: Pennsylvania
Dec 21, 2013
as of 12/2013 there are new metolius (grey) rappel anchors inbetween Jims Wall and Pillar 2, just right of the chain.

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