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Elevation: 971 ft
GPS: 40.5502, -77.8586
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Shared By: stredna on Aug 31, 2009 · Updates
Admins: Justin Johnsen, SCPC, SWPACC, EPAC
Warning Access Issue: Avoid private land on approach to public areas DetailsDrop down

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Hunter's Rocks is mostly on state game lands and partly in the Rocky Ridge Natural Area. A small closed section is on private land, so respect this and help preserve access to the public areas.When you see the first boulders at the top of the trail, the private section is down a small trail to the left. The public section is everything to the right and along the ridge.This area has seen active development since the 1950s. While many original route names and first ascents are lost to history, there is still excellent bouldering at Hunter's Rocks.Eric Heiden shared an excellent Google Maps guide of the area:Google Maps guide;msa=0

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The coordinates here will get you driving directions to the main parking lot on Frew Road.

Since you will approach on or near Pennsylvania State Game lands, be sure to wear orange when it's hunting season.

Bat Conservation | How You Can Help

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See a Bat on a Route, Give Us a Shout! 

Hey climbers, one of our SCPC members is working with Rob Schorr at Colorado State to help him spread the word about his bat research. Here’s a message from him about this important work and how, we as climbers, can help.

"Climbers for Bat Conservation is working with climbers to understand bat ecology and why bats choose certain cracks and flakes. We’re a collaboration between climbers, bat biologists, and land managers to understand where bats roost and where large populations may reside. We are interested in finding bats because of a new disease called white-nose syndrome (whitenosesyndrome.org) which has killed millions of bats in North America. This collaboration has identified bat roosts throughout the U.S., and as far away as Norway and Bulgaria. CBC was developed by biologists who climb and they are advocates for climbing access and bat conservation.

So, if you see bats while climbing, please let us know by emailing us at climbersforbats@colostate.edu, or visiting our website to learn more. climbersforbats.colostate.edu."

Thank You!
Rob Schorr

Zoologist, Colorado Natural Heritage Program (warnercnr.colostate.edu/rschorr/)
Director, Climbers for Bat Conservation
Robert.schorr@colostate.edu

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V1 5 PG13
 6
Magnetism
Boulder
V1-2 5
 14
The Horsepens Boulder
Boulder
V1-2 5
 10
Ribcage Boulder
Boulder
V1-2 5
 13
Induction
Boulder
V2 5+
 11
Mojo Right
Boulder
V2 5+
 8
Mariarete
Boulder
V2+ 5+
 9
Repulsion
Boulder
V3 6A
 21
Incredarete
Boulder
V3 6A
 12
Coral or Quarrel?
Boulder
V4 6B
 7
Cockblock
Boulder
V4 6B
 11
Hunger Artist Stand
Boulder
V4 6B
 8
MDSF
Boulder
V6 7A
 4
Mushroom Tattoo
Boulder
V7 7A+
 4
Standard American Accent
Boulder
V10 7C+
 6
The Hunger Artist
Boulder
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Magnetism Powercut > Powercut Central
 6
V1 5 PG13 Boulder
The Horsepens Boulder Main Area > Horsepens Boulder
 14
V1-2 5 Boulder
Ribcage Boulder Powercut > Powercut North > Ribcage Boulder
 10
V1-2 5 Boulder
Induction Powercut > Powercut Central
 13
V1-2 5 Boulder
Mojo Right Private Property - do…
 11
V2 5+ Boulder
Mariarete Powercut > Powercut North > Ribcage Boulder
 8
V2 5+ Boulder
Repulsion Powercut > Powercut Central
 9
V2+ 5+ Boulder
Incredarete Main Area > Standard American Bou…
 21
V3 6A Boulder
Coral or Quarrel? Powercut > Powercut Central
 12
V3 6A Boulder
Cockblock Main Area > Standard American Bou…
 7
V4 6B Boulder
Hunger Artist Stand Powercut > Powercut South > Hunger Artist Area
 11
V4 6B Boulder
MDSF Main Area > Problem list
 8
V4 6B Boulder
Mushroom Tattoo Main Area > Problem list
 4
V6 7A Boulder
Standard American Accent Main Area > Standard American Bou…
 4
V7 7A+ Boulder
The Hunger Artist Powercut > Powercut South > Hunger Artist Area
 6
V10 7C+ Boulder
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