Elevation: 322 ft
GPS: 40.254, -76.887 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Justin Johnsen on Sep 17, 2014
Admins: Justin Johnsen, William Sonoma, SCPC

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

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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 104
Le Eaglet
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 81
Pro Bono
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 86
Two Pines
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 98
Public Service
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 79
Adopted Son
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 82
Eminant Domain
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 78
Under Fire
Sport, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 65
Slab Master
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 109
Mental As Anything
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 115
Safe Harbor Direct
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 71
Locomotion
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 114
Autumn Arch
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 91
Electric Co.
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 66
Super Slab
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 71
Hydroman
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Le Eaglet Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > k. Hydroman Sector
 104
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Pro Bono Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > f. Super Slab Sector
 81
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Two Pines Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > c Electric Co. Sector
 86
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Public Service Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > c Electric Co. Sector
 98
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Adopted Son Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > k. Hydroman Sector
 79
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Eminant Domain Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > g. Autumn Arch Sector
 82
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Under Fire Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > c Electric Co. Sector
 78
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, TR
Slab Master Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > f. Super Slab Sector
 65
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Mental As Anything Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > k. Hydroman Sector
 109
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Safe Harbor Direct Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > c Electric Co. Sector
 115
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Locomotion Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > g. Autumn Arch Sector
 71
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Autumn Arch Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > g. Autumn Arch Sector
 114
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Electric Co. Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > c Electric Co. Sector
 91
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Super Slab Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > f. Super Slab Sector
 66
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Hydroman Safe Harbor > Safe Harbor South > k. Hydroman Sector
 71
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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