Entries from 'Central PA'

Donation Climbing Area

The Donation climbing area is near State College and Hunter Rocks.  This area is now owned by Stone Mountain Adventures. Important:  You MUST sign a wavier prior to climbing here.  Climbing is allowed but it is important to signing the wavier prior to climbing or visiting here.  The wavier can be obtained by visiting  C3pa.org. …

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Hunter Rocks Bouldering Area

Hunter Rocks bouldering area is a popular bouldering destination near State College, PA.  This area has been a long-standing bouldering spot since the 1960s.  Sandstone boulders dot the forest here making this a paradise for local climbers.  This area is a must-visit spot if you boulder in Pennsylvania.  The area is sometimes crowded on weekends…

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Boxcar Rocks

Boxcar Rocks Overview Boxcar Rocks, also called the Chinese Wall, is a fantastic sport and trad climbing area.  This spot is wort a visit for any Central PA or NEPA climber.  There are over a dozen quality sport lines here on this 80- foot -high cliff that resembles a stone train resting in the forest…

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Dauphin Narrows

See the Rock If you drag the little yellow dude in the upper left of the Google map on to the road you can look up and explore the cliff through our interactive map! Dauphin Narrows Climbing Overview Rock climbing at the Dauphin Narrows is an interesting experience and is not for the non-adventurous type. …

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Chickies Rock

Chickies Rock is an old, popular, trad climbing area in Central Pennsylvania near Columbia.  This area has long been a well-known spot to rock climb.  Chickies is located in a county park that accepts, recognizes, and allows climbers.  There are at least 40 good climbs here with grades ranging from 5.2 to 5.13  if you…

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