Elevation: 1,437 ft
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Shared By: tarsaucer Martin on Jun 4, 2015
Admins: SCPC, SWPACC, EPAC, Justin Johnsen

Description

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

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

121 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-
 14
Center Route
Boulder
V0+ 4+ PG13
 11
Cakewalk
Boulder
V0+ 4+
 19
Ross' Boulder
Boulder
V2 5+
 11
Sit Start
Boulder
V3-4 6A+ PG13
 3
Becoming the Figure Head
Boulder
V5 6C
 5
Iron Bridge
Boulder
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 23
You Name It
Trad, TR
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 15
The Arete
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 13
Five Finger Arete
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 15
Sunshine
TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 17
Laid Back
TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 10
Mission Impossible
TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 7
Variation: Tinker Bell
TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 8
Temptation
TR
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 5
Mini Ovest aka Peter Pan
TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Center Route McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Ross Boulder
 14
V0- 4- Boulder
Cakewalk McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Birthday Boulder
 11
V0+ 4+ PG13 Boulder
Ross' Boulder McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Ross Boulder
 19
V0+ 4+ Boulder
Sit Start McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Ross Boulder
 11
V2 5+ Boulder
Becoming the Figure Head Beartown Rocks > Lookout Boulder
 3
V3-4 6A+ PG13 Boulder
Iron Bridge Beartown Rocks > Bridge Area
 5
V5 6C Boulder
You Name It McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Ship's Prow
 23
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
The Arete McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Island Block
 15
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Five Finger Arete McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Five Finger Block
 13
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Sunshine McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Sunshine Wall
 15
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a TR
Laid Back McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Rappel Rock
 17
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
Variation: Tinker Bell McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Ship's Prow
 7
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b TR
Temptation McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Island Block
 8
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c TR
Mini Ovest aka Peter Pan McConnells Mill SP > Rim Rd Climbing… > Ship's Prow
 5
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a TR
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