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Maple Wall  


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Tiny Copperhead in the leaves at Maple wall on the...

Description 

This is the 3rd climbable crag. Visible from the bike trail, but not nearly as visible as the School House Wall. After the short hop through the woods from bike trail to crag, You'll find yourself standing below the bulging, overhanging, 90' tall Central Area wall. Plenty of moderates to the left and you'll find the harder stuff is to the right. Also of NOTE: there is a short, but very strenuous Right wall if you skirt under the overhangs and move right of the main cliff.

Getting There 

Downstream apprx. 1/2 mile from School House crag about 4.25 miles downstream from Ohiopyle (apprx. 25min by bicycle). The crag access trail is on your left across from bench and pulloff after white mile marker 76 on bike trail. This crag can also be accessed by Hiking up from Bruner Run take out apprx. 1.4 miles

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.5 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['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 Maple Wall:
Solstice   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 80'   
Bil-Jac-Son   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Get Up Stand Up   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport   
Small Axe   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 85'   
Shifticus   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Loggia   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 85'   
Prince of Darkness   5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b     Sport, 50'   
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Featured Route For Maple Wall
Jeremy Steck working out the moves on Loggia 5.12a Maple wall, Ohiopyle State Park, PA

Loggia 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  PA : Southwestern Highlands : ... : Maple Wall
This is a highly recommended route... Climb up the short face passing the first two bolts to the base of the roof. Clip the bolt under the roof and make the commiting moves right out over the lip. Pull up to the rest ledge. Shake it out and continue up and left through the bulging crux and continue up to the comfort ledge. Finish on the short easy section to the shuts. NOTE: watch for copperheads if rigging this one on top rope. One seems to live under the rock perched on the edge of the cliff. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

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Find the small Copperhead laying in the leaves.  Just one of the numerous Copperheads we've seen here.
Find the small Copperhead laying in the leaves. J...
Jeremy Steck eyeing his next clip
Jeremy Steck eyeing his next clip

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By Brian Adzima
From: the Paris of Appalachia
May 12, 2013
A couple of very nice routes, and some others worth climbing, but beware looseness abounds. Be careful what you pull/step on, as some of the stuff is really big.