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Stevie Wonder 
Stingray 
Stingray Stand 
Switch, The 
Thumb Wrestling 
Wheres the Elks 
White Lightning 

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Description 

This area hosts the best of the best at Coll's Cove! So many classics, so many more to find and do! The main area refers to all the boulders scattered beneath the cliff line. The rock here is "pa gritstone", which is more similar to LRC in Chattanooga than Coopers Rock in WV. The best climbs lie in the V5-V9 range, so bring your A-game! There are also projects here on beautiful stone with amazing holds that will definitely go in the double digits.

Getting There 

Park at the Gasline entrance. Hike down the gasline road for ~1/3 mile. When the road splits to the right, hike left into the small clearing. You will see an old logging road, follow blue ribbons for about 100 yards. The first climb you will come to is ReallyReally Good arete. From here it gets complicated, refer to the overhead topos (coming soon).

Climbing Season

For the Southwestern Highlands area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

18 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['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',0],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',5],['V6-7',6],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',2],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Main Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Area:
White Lightning   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   
Reallyreally Good   V4 6B     Boulder, 8'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Main Area

Featured Route For Main Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Nathaniel flashing Like the Dickens

Like the Dickens V7 7A+  PA : Southwestern Highlands : ... : Main Area
Start as low as you can on the rail feature under the roof, with a right heel on. Move into crux holds, fire a big shouldery move, try not to dab, then mantle onto face. No topout necessary, just be standing on your feet. Many variations exist on this boulder and will be described in better detail in the future....[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

Photos of Main Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Pete campusing out of necessity on the Bloody Hatc...
Pete campusing out of necessity on the Bloody Hatc...
Rock Climbing Photo: Matt Tshippert doing Croc Hunter V6 second go.
Matt Tshippert doing Croc Hunter V6 second go.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike sticking the only hold on the face of Super M...
Mike sticking the only hold on the face of Super M...
Rock Climbing Photo: Ben on The Switch V3, a committing problem towards...
Ben on The Switch V3, a committing problem towards...
Rock Climbing Photo: Pete on Wrestling With Pride V5, a slopey lowball ...
Pete on Wrestling With Pride V5, a slopey lowball ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Rob D'Anastasio getting the FA of Mic Jagger V10, ...
Rob D'Anastasio getting the FA of Mic Jagger V10, ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Nikki nearing the top of Horny, a classic V3 in th...
Nikki nearing the top of Horny, a classic V3 in th...
Rock Climbing Photo: Joel Brady getting the 3rd ascent of the classic S...
Joel Brady getting the 3rd ascent of the classic S...
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike mid-crux on Stevie Wonder V7 in the Main Area...
Mike mid-crux on Stevie Wonder V7 in the Main Area...
Rock Climbing Photo: Nathaniel Walker on a likely double digit project ...
Nathaniel Walker on a likely double digit project ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Aubree on an early ascent of White Lightning V2.
Aubree on an early ascent of White Lightning V2.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike's Sendwich v6, a new climb that was hidden in...
Mike's Sendwich v6, a new climb that was hidden in...

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