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Beginner's Crack T 
Beginner's Slab T,TR 
Beginners Top-Rope Face TR 
Bullseye T 
Double Wave T,S 
Guido TR 
Iodine T 
Mercury S 
No Name Crack T 
Pizza T,TR 
Razor Blade T,S 
ZigZag Crack T,TR 

Main Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 41.1485, -76.1133 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jarred Cleerdin on Aug 7, 2009


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Main Wall Area

Getting There 

To the Main Wall From US 11 Cross the bridge into Mocanaqua. Follow 239 into town to where 239 makes a 90 turn to the right go straight on SR 3004 instead of following 239. The parking is a small dirt lot up a mile give or take on the left immediately off the road before the s turns. The trail is on the right of the little parking lot. The Main Wall cliff parallels the road here and is quite close to the road, but nicely screened by the trees.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Main Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Wall:
Pizza   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
Beginner's Crack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Bullseye   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 40'   
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Featured Route For Main Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: I believe this is beginners crack.

Beginner's Crack 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Pennsylvania : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : ... : Main Wall
Easy enough for kids except the last 10' at the top. Traverse left and roll over the top for the 5.6. If you go straight over the top it feels like 5.8R....[more]   Browse More Classics in Pennsylvania

Photos of Main Wall Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: working the Sine Wave
working the Sine Wave
Rock Climbing Photo: Mocanaqua Main Wall from the short approach.
BETA PHOTO: Mocanaqua Main Wall from the short approach.

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By John Groh
Jun 23, 2013
The Rob Holtzman guide claims that the Main Wall is "arguably one of the best areas to climb in Pennsylvania", but don't be fooled. The main wall is much less than vertical, has a ton of ledges, is hard to protect, and is generally not all that awesome to climb on. The nearby Paradise Rock or The Library are much better quality crags.

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