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The Ocean Block Rock Climbing 

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This block is very striking in appearance. Many slanting shallow and rounded horizontals make for some excellent climbs. The routes here are slightly overhung.

Getting There 

Continue about 30 ft past the Crack World area and locate an orange and black block that faces the Crack World wall.

Climbing Season

For the Southwestern Highlands area.

Weather station 4.8 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For The Ocean Block

Tsunami 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Pennsylvania : Southwestern Highlands : ... : The Ocean Block
This route climbs much like a boulder problem. And with it's short stature, you could probably protect it with a few pads if you like. Start below the right line of bolts. Find some nice finger locks and crimps to clip the first bolt. Make a reachy move to a sloping horizontal to clip the 2nd bolt(crux). Continue straight up to reach the bolt anchors on the top or head slightly left and lower off the drop in shuts above Tidal Wave. Use some caution near the top, some of the holds are a...[more]   Browse More Classics in Pennsylvania

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