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Main Wall

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Beginner's Crack T 
Beginner's Slab T,TR 
Beginners Top-Rope Face TR 
Bullseye T 
Double Wave T,S 
Guido TR 
Iodine T 
Mercury S 
No Name Crack T 
Pizza T,TR 
Razor Blade T,S 
ZigZag Crack T,TR 

Main Wall  

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Main Wall Area

Getting There 

To the Main Wall From US 11 Cross the bridge into Mocanaqua. Follow 239 into town to where 239 makes a 90 turn to the right go straight on SR 3004 instead of following 239. The parking is a small dirt lot up a mile give or take on the left immediately off the road before the s turns. The trail is on the right of the little parking lot. The Main Wall cliff parallels the road here and is quite close to the road, but nicely screened by the trees.

Climbing Season

For the Mocanaqua (Shickshinny) area.

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

12 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Main Wall:
Pizza   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
Bullseye   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 40'   
Double Wave   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Razor Blade   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Double Wave

Double Wave 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  PA : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : ... : Main Wall
Follow the bolted line to the left of the Pizza Crack. At the second bolt move right to a bulge and follow two more bolts to the top. The anchors of Pizza Crack to the right can be borrowed. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

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working the Sine Wave
working the Sine Wave
Mocanaqua Main Wall from the short approach.
BETA PHOTO: Mocanaqua Main Wall from the short approach.

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By John Groh
Jun 23, 2013
The Rob Holtzman guide claims that the Main Wall is "arguably one of the best areas to climb in Pennsylvania", but don't be fooled. The main wall is much less than vertical, has a ton of ledges, is hard to protect, and is generally not all that awesome to climb on. The nearby Paradise Rock or The Library are much better quality crags.
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