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Bruner Run Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Tim Anderson on Nov 2, 2009


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Interesting fungus on the top of the cliff.


A nice easily accessible crag located right by the Bruner Run take-out area for the Lower Yough River. Located apprx. 7.5miles downstream from Ohiopyle. This crag sport a bunch of nice face climbs of varying difficulty. One of the top choices here is O'Brien's line which was put up by local river guide Kevin O'Brien in the late 80's. Other high quality lines exist here as well as several moderate trad climbs for the aspiring trad leader. Definitely worth visiting and can be combined with the other Ohiopyle crags just upstream from the parking area.

Getting There 

Easiest approach is by car after Oct. 1st when the shuttle road is open to public traffic. During rafting season, it can be accessed by purchasing a shuttle token in town and taking the short bus ride down to the take-out area and walking the 5min. to the crag from there. The crag can be seen on the left hand side (coming down the road) just before the shuttle destination (parking area). The trail is marked with blue blazes and can be seen from where the road crosses the bike trail on the right facing uphill on the road.

Climbing Season

For the Ohiopyle State Park area.

Weather station 7.2 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bruner Run

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bruner Run:
Trundle Queen   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 40'   
Piton Corner   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 45'   
Split Decision   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 45'   
Easier Said Than Done   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 50'   
O'Briens line   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 50'   
Redline   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 50'   
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Featured Route For Bruner Run
Rock Climbing Photo: Tim climbing Easier Said Than Done.

Easier Said Than Done 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  Pennsylvania : Southwestern Highlands : ... : Bruner Run
Start in the corner in front of Lunch rock. Follow the corner system up through bulges and the slightly overhanging face to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in Pennsylvania

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Rock Climbing Photo: The signage located at the top of the Bruner Run t...
BETA PHOTO: The signage located at the top of the Bruner Run t...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking at Redline(left), O'Brien's Line(center), ...
BETA PHOTO: Looking at Redline(left), O'Brien's Line(center), ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking toward the left side of the cliff at Brune...
BETA PHOTO: Looking toward the left side of the cliff at Brune...

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