Elevation: 1,166 ft
GPS: 40.319, -79.665 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Pete Baertsch on Sep 17, 2014 with 1 Suggestions
Admins: SWPACC SWPACC, Justin Johnsen, William Sonoma, SCPC

Description

Including the Pittsburgh vicinity, the western pillar of Pennsylvanian urbanity and academia; and the Laurel Highlands, this is the southwest section of the state. It is scattered with gritstone boulders.

Those in the area should check out the SWPACC (Southwestern Pennsylvania Climber's Coalition)  to stay up to date on access issues and new developments.

https://www.facebook.com/swpacc
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Classic Climbing Routes at Southwestern Highlands

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 20
White Lightning
Boulder
V3 6A
 13
B B Gun
Boulder
V4- 6B
 13
3b. Main Bloc Arete Sit
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 5
Wheres the Elks
Boulder
V6 7A
 4
Sharp Shooter
Boulder
V6 7A
 8
Croc Hunter
Boulder
V7 7A+
 3
Like the Dickens
Boulder
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 31
Flying Dutchman
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 76
(9) Eclipse
Sport, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 53
(10) Grab Your Balls
Sport, TR
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 5
O'Briens line
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 9
Shifticus
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 6
Redline
Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 16
Natural Mystic
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 11
Loggia
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
White Lightning Coll's Cove Bou… > Main Area
 20
V2 5+ Boulder
B B Gun Coll's Cove Bou… > Sharp Shooter
 13
V3 6A Boulder
3b. Main Bloc Arete Sit Breakneck > Bouldering
 13
V4- 6B Boulder
Wheres the Elks Coll's Cove Bou… > Main Area
 5
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
Sharp Shooter Coll's Cove Bou… > Sharp Shooter
 4
V6 7A Boulder
Croc Hunter Coll's Cove Bou… > Main Area
 8
V6 7A Boulder
Like the Dickens Coll's Cove Bou… > Main Area
 3
V7 7A+ Boulder
Flying Dutchman Ohiopyle SP > School House Crag
 31
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport
(9) Eclipse Breakneck > Main Wall
 76
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, TR
(10) Grab Your Balls Breakneck > Main Wall
 53
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, TR
O'Briens line Ohiopyle SP > Bruner Run
 5
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Shifticus Ohiopyle SP > Maple Wall
 9
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Redline Ohiopyle SP > Bruner Run
 6
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Natural Mystic Ohiopyle SP > School House Crag
 16
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Loggia Ohiopyle SP > Maple Wall
 11
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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