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Elevation: 1,437 ft
GPS: 41.69339, -79.85415
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The northwest section of PA is home to the state's only National Forest, the Allegheny. The main city is Erie, on the tropical (!) shores of the great lake of that name.

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Bat Conservation | How You Can Help

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

Hey Northwestern PA climbers, Ken Hull here with South Central PA Climbers (SCPC). I’m working with Rob Schorr at Colorado State University 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

181 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Northwest

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0- 4-
 15
Center Route
Boulder
V0+ 4+
 21
Ross' Boulder
Boulder
V0+ 4+ PG13
 14
Sweet Dreams
Boulder
V2 5+
 13
Sit Start
Boulder
V3 6A
 12
Middle Edge
Boulder
V5 6C
 6
Iron Bridge
Boulder
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 23
Beginners' Face
Trad, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 30
You Name It
Trad, TR
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 17
The Arete
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0- 4-
 16
Five Finger Arete
Trad, TR, Boulder
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 17
Sunshine
TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 19
Laid Back
TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 10
Mission Impossible
TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 13
Temptation
TR
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 8
Mini Ovest aka Peter Pan
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Center Route McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Ross Boulder
 15
V0- 4- Boulder
Ross' Boulder McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Ross Boulder
 21
V0+ 4+ Boulder
Sweet Dreams McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Birthday Boulder
 14
V0+ 4+ PG13 Boulder
Sit Start McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Ross Boulder
 13
V2 5+ Boulder
Middle Edge McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Birthday Boulder
 12
V3 6A Boulder
Iron Bridge Beartown Rocks > Bridge Area
 6
V5 6C Boulder
Beginners' Face McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Beginners' Face
 23
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, TR
You Name It McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Ship's Prow
 30
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
The Arete McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Island Block
 17
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Five Finger Arete McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Five Finger Block
 16
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0- 4- Trad, TR, Boulder
Sunshine McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Sunshine Wall
 17
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a TR
Laid Back McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Rappel Rock
 19
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b TR
Mission Impossible McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Island Block
 10
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b TR
Temptation McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Island Block
 13
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c TR
Mini Ovest aka Peter Pan McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Ship's Prow
 8
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, TR
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