Elevation: 322 ft
GPS: 40.254, -76.887 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Description

No relation to South Central L.A! This is as South as you can get while north of the Mason Dixon Line. Harrisburg, the state capitol, is the biggest city out this way, with State College also being another popular starting point for collegiate climbers from its north side. Adventure can be had in Amish Country and other farmlands, and in the tallest mountains of the state in this stretch of the Appalachians (with its famous namesake Trail), and on cliffs eroded from the banks of rivers like the Susquehanna. There is a great deal of variety here.

Safe Harbor is a well-known sport climbing destination in this area.

Access

The local Access Fund affiliate is the South Central Pennsylvania Climbers.

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Classic Climbing Routes at South Central PA

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V4 6B
 64
Smiley Face
Boulder
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 119
Le Eaglet
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 96
Pro Bono
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 105
Public Service
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 87
Adopted Son
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 96
Eminant Domain
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 81
Under Fire
Sport, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 77
Slab Master
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 122
Mental As Anything
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 123
Safe Harbor Direct
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 85
Locomotion
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 141
Autumn Arch
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 99
Electric Co.
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 75
Super Slab
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 78
Hydroman
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Smiley Face Governor Dick P… > Smiley Area > Smiley Boulder
 64
V4 6B Boulder
Le Eaglet Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > k. Hydroman Sector
 119
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Pro Bono Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > f. Super Slab Sector
 96
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Public Service Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > c Electric Co. Sector
 105
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Adopted Son Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > k. Hydroman Sector
 87
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Eminant Domain Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > g. Autumn Arch Sector
 96
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Under Fire Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > c Electric Co. Sector
 81
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, TR
Slab Master Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > f. Super Slab Sector
 77
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Mental As Anything Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > k. Hydroman Sector
 122
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Safe Harbor Direct Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > c Electric Co. Sector
 123
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Locomotion Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > g. Autumn Arch Sector
 85
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Autumn Arch Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > g. Autumn Arch Sector
 141
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Electric Co. Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > c Electric Co. Sector
 99
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Super Slab Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > f. Super Slab Sector
 75
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Hydroman Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > k. Hydroman Sector
 78
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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