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1 - The Arete Wall (aka Rock One Area) 
2 - Indian Rocks 
3 - Hidd en Delights  
6 - Hard Scramble Corner 
7 - Zorr o Was Here Area 
8 - Coroner's Area 
9 - Calvin's Slabs 
10 - Pillar 2 
11 - Jim's Wall 
12 - Angulation Wall 
13 - Glen's Roof Wall 
14 - Craggy Pines Area 
15 - Binocular Rocks Area 
16 - The Pulpit 
White Rocks Bouldering 

White Rocks Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,308'
Location: 39.86785, -77.52389 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Pond Bank-White Rocks can be frustrating at first to navigate (locate areas/routes). Locate landmarks in the photos, photos are your friend here for navigating due to so many (similar) features. Hopefully this helps:

Areas starting from closest to the parking lot (starting far south for white rocks and heading North; if you're facing the cliff line this list is right to left):

1 - Rock one (closest to forest road)
2 - Indian rocks
3 - Hidden delights
4 -Lonely slabs
5 - Last of the summer wine
6 - Hard scramble corner
7 - Zorro was here
8 - Coroners south (just coroners on mtn proj)
Coroners north (just coroners on mtn proj)
9 - Calvin`s slab
10 - Pillar #2
11 - Jim`s throne
12 - Angulation wall
13 - Glen`s roof area
14 - Craggy Pines
15 - Binocular rocks
16 - Pulpit area
17 - White Rocks Bouldering (no trail to most)

Getting There 

From the parking lot described in the main Pond Banks area, follow the dirt road north.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.8 miles from here

75 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',33],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',32],['5.7',10],['5.8',4],['5.9',10],['5.10',8],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',3],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in White Rocks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for White Rocks:
The Great Chimney   5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Trad, 1 pitch, 95'   11 - Jim's Wall
Classic Corner    5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   11 - Jim's Wall
Jim's Throne   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   11 - Jim's Wall
Patriot Act   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'    9 - Calvin's Slabs
Well Groomed When Pruned   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'   10 - Pillar 2
Calvin Corner   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'    9 - Calvin's Slabs
MeatHead   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 40'    7 - Zorro Was Here Area
Sign of Zorro   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   11 - Jim's Wall
Grumpy Gus    5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'    9 - Calvin's Slabs
Thin Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   11 - Jim's Wall
Mister Gut Wrench   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 35'   10 - Pillar 2
Super Crack aka Wise Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   12 - Angulation Wall
Cal's Ceiling   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 15'    9 - Calvin's Slabs
Surf The Boogie   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   12 - Angulation Wall
Pigs in Space   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 30'    8 - Coroner's Area
Glen’s Roof aka Linda Screams   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   13 - Glen's Roof Wall
Nasty Crack   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   11 - Jim's Wall
Angulation   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   12 - Angulation Wall
Eves Rib   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   13 - Glen's Roof Wall
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Featured Route For White Rocks
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Cal's Ceiling 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : 9 - Calvin's Slabs
Climb the offwidth (for the skinny just about a squeeze chimney) and pull the roof. If avoiding offwidths the face also can be climbed then pull the roof and this goes about 5.5/5.6....[more]   Browse More Classics in Pennsylvania

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White Rocks as seen from the Cumberland Valley
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