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8 - Coroner's Area Rock Climbing 

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Usually shady. Never crowded. Mostly solid rock. Home to the amazing continually overhanging constant left leaning hands to fist crack named 'Pigs in Space.'

Getting There 

First left facing wall/corner to the right of Calvins Slabs.

Due to different names for areas here's a detailed explanation -
From left to right when facing the rock (north to south on the map):
Jim's Throne (farthest North/left prominent pillar)
Pillar #2 (another prominent pillar that is slightly shorter than Jim's)
Calvin' Slabs (another prominent and the final major pillar/formation until the Pigs in Space wall)

Climbing Season

For the White Rocks area.

Weather station 1.8 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in 8 - Coroner's Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 8 - Coroner's Area:
Pigs in Space   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Pigs in Space 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : 8 - Coroner's Area
Pigs in Space is the dominating (there are several, Pigs has a chockstone in it up high) left leaning hands to fist crack (face climbing last 10ft) that starts at average chest height and goes to the top. It is overhanging the entire way. Protection is plentiful but beware that there is potential to fall onto some boulders; mitigate this risk by placing ample pro. Note: there are face holds along the way if you wish to use...[more]   Browse More Classics in Pennsylvania

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By Kyle Stapp
From: Pennsylvania
Jan 29, 2013
This is actually part of the "Coroner`s Area" where other routes exist. An area for the Coroners Area should have been created and pigs in space just a route. It is what it is. Just know this when compiling info from other sources.
By Justin Johnsen
From: Nor Cal
Jan 29, 2013
Thanks Stoned, I renamed this area. It still contains the route Pigs in Space. If other info needs to change, just let me know.
By Kyle Stapp
From: Pennsylvania
Jan 30, 2013
Awesome Justin thanks! Now the beta matches the guides and consistent beta.

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