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Drifting Arrow T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Espresso T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
High Falls T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Elevation: 596 ft
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You can rappel from the top of the practice face down a bolted rappel line with a single 60m rope.

From the top, traverse carefully to the left corner of the buttress to a smallish tree with two rap-bolts by it's base. The bolts are hidden behind some rock, so it's tough to find. There is a tree with slings and rings about 20 feet above this rap station if you need to protect this approach (it is loose/slippery). Rappel on a single 60m rope to a second set of rap-bolts hidden next to the second large tree below. (-Larry S.)

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Follow the trail up the Talus field by the Cold Air Cave

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Larry S
Easton, PA
Larry S   Easton, PA
You can rappel from the top of the practice face down a bolted rappel line with a single 60m rope.

From the top, traverse carefully to the left corner of the buttress to a smallish tree with two rap-bolts by it's base. The bolts are hidden behind some rock, so it's tough to find. There is a tree with slings and rings about 20 feet above this rap station if you need to protect this approach (it is loose/slippery). Rappel on a single 60m rope to a second set of rap-bolts hidden next to the second large tree below. Jun 26, 2012

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