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The Adjustor Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The Adjustor boulder is a large, slightly overhanging obvious boulder with few holds perhaps 15 feet off of the trail. It is midway between where the upper and lower trails split (just after passing the 45 Degree boulder) and before getting to the Highball boulder. While walking into Gretna, the boulder will be on your left, with the problems facing towards you. Rock quality is average and a bit sharp. The draw of the problems are due to their difficulty and easy accessibility.

Getting There 

Hike towards the further Gretna areas. The boulder is along the lower trail. It is about midway between where the parallel upper and lower trials split and the Highball boulder. Almost everyone who walks to the Highball, Prow, and Matrix area will do so by the lower trail and therefore must pass the Adjustor boulder. It is an obvious climbable rock with difficult looking problems. The blunt compression arete of Equilateral on the left and the perpetually chalked thin face of the Adjustor face problem on the right are hard to miss.

Climbing Season

For the Governor Dick Park (aka Mount Gretna) area.

Weather station 1.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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The Adjustor is one of the better known problems of it's grade at the main Mount Gretna area, but is not one of the best quality problems. The name comes from holds breaking on the upper half after the first ascent, which required an adjustment in movement and beta and how to use the new and different handholds. The sequences and handholds went through changes for the first couple of years. Today, and for the last nine years or so, everything has stayed solid. Begin by sit starting with your...[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

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