Colflesh Area Rock Climbing
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.
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.
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]
Classic Climbing Routes in Colflesh Area
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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
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.