Elevation: 689 ft
GPS: 41.147, -76.138 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 52,268 total · 344/month
Shared By: Jarred Cleerdin on Aug 7, 2009 · Updates
Admins: Justin Johnsen, SCPC, SWPACC, EPAC
Access Issue: Paradise, Library, and Hawk Rock closed to climbing Details

Description

40 foot tall great climbing one of the last places to dry since it only gets 3 hours of direct sun

Getting There

Parking is by the east bank of the Susquehenna River about half a mile north from the village of Mocanaqua (across the river from Shickshinny).
GPS latitude longitude approx (N41.1482 W76.1447).

Walk NNE through entrance gate to sewage treatment plant and onto dirt road. About 650 feet from parking the road climbs and curves around Right until going aiming South (N41.1500 W76.1426).
. . (Here bearing right SSW for 650 feet gentle, then curving to SE leads to the Paradise cliffs and the deep gravel pit, which is the shortest way to the Library on the other side of the pit).
The overall gentler way to the Library is to bear Left SSE uphill on dirt road, soon gentler SE, then curve to go E then ENE to a junction (N41.1483 W76.1370). Turn Right and go SW on dirt road then SSW to reach steep gravel slope (N41.1461 W76.1385). Turn off Left ESE and up steep to the north entrance of the Library.

Estimating ...
+260 vertical feet uphill over 0.85 mile distance from Parking
. . (+80 meters uphill over 1.35 km distance).
Typical times for approach (gentler way) in the range of 15-30 minutes.

33 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Library

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 22
Cornflake Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
Lavwelle Latte
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 19
Urine Over Your Head
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 7
Brass Monkey
TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 23
Stairway to Heaven
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 20
Grey Face
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 15
Great Expectations
Sport, TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Easy Day for a Layback
TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 11
Flamer
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 4
Phazers on Stun
Trad, TR
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 7
Nose Drops
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 14
Thunder Stud
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Unnamed 5.12
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 5
unnamed
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13
 7
War and Peace
Sport, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Cornflake Crack Main Block, Back Side
 22
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Lavwelle Latte Main Block, Back Side
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Urine Over Your Head Main Block, Front Side
 19
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Brass Monkey Main Block, Back Side
 7
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Stairway to Heaven Rear Wall
 23
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Grey Face Main Block, Back Side
 20
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Great Expectations Main Block, Back Side
 15
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, TR
Easy Day for a Layback Main Block, Back Side
 5
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b TR
Flamer Main Block, Back Side
 11
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Phazers on Stun Main Block, Front Side
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Trad, TR
Nose Drops Main Block, Front Side
 7
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Thunder Stud Rear Wall
 14
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Unnamed 5.12 Main Block, Front Side
 4
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
unnamed Main Block, Front Side
 5
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
War and Peace Rear Wall
 7
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13 Sport, TR
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