REI Community
search
Advanced
Colflesh Area

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
"15 Project" 
Bacon 
Bodysnap 
Bodysnap Sit 
Colflesh Direct 
Energy  
Green Eggs 
Gumdrops 
Ham  
Havit  
Homefries  
Inner Light 
Jenn Savage 
Malcolm X 
Nectar Vector 
Oh Shit 
Outer Dark 
Pancakes 
Posion Ivy 
Scrapple 
Sur La Pointe 
Terretti 
Unsorted Routes:

Colflesh Area Rock Climbing 


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 7,684
Administrators: Justin Johnsen, Vertical Buddha, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Greg Sudlow on Apr 28, 2010
Forecast:
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!

Description 

The Colflesh area - named for Ernie Colflesh - is the first major area you come to when hiking in from the education center parking lot. It offers a great selection of problems ranging from V0 to V6. Area classics include Jenn Savage (V2), Body Snap (V4), Colflesh (V5). The problems average about ten feet in height with mostly good landings.

Getting There 

Take trail beside nature center into the forest. At first three-way trail junction go Right and hike to second three-way junction. Go Right again and head downhill a short way to third three-way junction and go Right one last time. Watch for bushwack trail/cairn on Left.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.2 miles from here

22 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',13],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Colflesh Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Colflesh Area:
Posion Ivy   V1 5     Boulder, 20'   
Terretti   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   
Bodysnap   V4 6B     Boulder   
Colflesh Direct   V5- 6C     Boulder, 15'   
Sur La Pointe   V5 6C     Boulder, 9'   
Bodysnap Sit   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Colflesh Area

Featured Route For Colflesh Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Looks easy doesn't it?

Sur La Pointe V5 6C  Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : Colflesh Area
Sur La Pointe is a Joel classic. He was all about this problem at the time and it has a very nice name (look up the definition). This is a challenging and tricky one move wonder dyno from a perfect one pad edge that accommodates eight fingers. The right toe frontpoints in a small, shallow pocket, smear the left foot and launch for the sloping lip! Surprised you only gained a few vertical feet? It is difficult to generate any pull with the hands at all, everything is about leaping with the r...[more]   Browse More Classics in Pennsylvania

Comments on Colflesh Area Add Comment
Show which comments
By skinny legs and all
From: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Jan 23, 2011
Named after Ernie Colflesh, this is a great area to warm up. The areas namesake boulder has quality climbs from beginner to intermediate. It seems to be more humid here than at other areas further into the forest during mid-summer.

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · People · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About