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Ridge Area Rock Climbing 


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Administrators: Justin Johnsen, Rock Jock, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Rock Jock on Oct 11, 2015
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Monday

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Tuesday

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Thursday

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Description 

Some beautiful boulders, features and problems can be found in this area. Some of the problems and/or boulders are spread about, and some are concentrated. Nice and ugly, highball and one-move-wonder, static and dynamic, roofs/steep overhangs to slabs; this area offers a wide variety of climbing.

Per an early developer of the Rock Run Ridge Area that wishes to remain un-named "People have been climbing there since the 90's. John Derr & Brendon Steger have developed much out there along the ridge and adjacent ridges in the 2000's; as well as a dedicated crew from Williamsport in the early 2010's."

From the parking pull-off there are boulders spread out below the road, down hill, but what's mentioned here is up hill.

Getting There 

1.2 miles past the Godzilla Boulder, Main Area parking pull-off (on the "upper road", taking a left at the fork) pull off and park. If you look left, up hill, this area is straight up. Roughly a 10 minute hike up hill to the cliff and largest concentration of boulders in the immediate, small area.

Climbing Season

For the North Central area.

Weather station 10.7 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['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',0],['V2-3',6],['V4-5',4],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Ridge Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Witch Doctor.

Witch Doctor V3-4 6A+  PA : North Central : ... : Unknown Boulder A
Sit start matching hands on a nice rail, move into a nice crimp then a somewhat big move to a really awesome (and distinctive) jug. Using the arete out right climb to the top. The first three or so moves are money for sure, fun problem....[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

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By Rock Jock
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From: Pennsylvania
Oct 11, 2015
I heard that there may be a guidebook coming out soon that will feature this area. Check in at pabouldering.com if you're interested.

I know a lot of these problems and boulders have names, I just don't know them. If you do please contact me and I will update or correct. Accurate information is super important.

Pictures are your friends here! This is not a well traveled area with well beaten paths. Use pictures as often for reference to help orient easier/faster.