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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Tamaqua Rock Climbing

There are several places to climb in Tamaqua PA.  There are several old quarries with good quality rock.  Some are solid, others a bit loose.  The main area here is an old quarry right at the south end of town.   This is a conglomerate area with some high spires coming off the main cliff.  A…

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Table Rock Boulder

The Table Rock boulder is a small overhang/cave with a few–by a few I mean about 6–boulder problems on it.  This area is located in the Delaware Water Gap and is close to the Delaware Water Gap hiking trails and the town.  Located in the town is the Water gap Visitors Bureau and some hiking…

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Wolf Rocks

Wolf Rocks Overview Ok, so there are several Wolf Rocks in Pennsylvania.  Many of them offer good climbing and a little bouldering.  This one is the actual name as referred to the Wolf Rocks overlook along the Appalachian Trail.  When I cleaned off the problems here in the mid 90s I thought of coming up…

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Wind Gap Boulders

Wind Gap Boulders Overview Some very small and very few boulders lie near the Appalachian Trail just north of Wind Gap and the Wind Gap Climbing Gym (North Summit Climbing Gym).  These boulders are very small and offer very little climbing.  They are pretty easy to get to but I would only recommend visiting here…

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Jamison Boulders

The area gets its name from being on Jamison Hill Road not because I drank a ton of Jamison the night after sending problems here.  This bouldering area is one of the lesser-known bouldering areas and let’s be honest, if you have been here it’s not exactly that great.  With a bit of cleaning, a…

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Tilbury Rocks

Overview One of the finer climbing areas in the Moconaqua region of NEPA. Rock climbing at Tilbury is a great experience. This is one of the best quality climbing areas in Pennsylvania. The area has great sport, trad, and bolt/trad mixed lines. The rock here is conglomerate similar to the Gunk’s. You can climb here…

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Centrailia Bouldering

Centrailia Pennsylvania has some interesting bouldering areas hidden in the hills above and around the town as well as directly off a road  just outside where the town used to be.  This area was incorrectly called Hot Rocks but the original developers of this area named it the Cinder Blocks and it should be referred…

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FE Walter Dam Bouldering

The Francis E Walter Dam has excellent rock climbing but the bouldering is what draws climbers to this area.  Conglomerate similar to the Gunk’s is scattered all around this mountain reservoir.  Climbers can get sun or shade while bouldering here.  If you boulder in any of the several wooded areas you can crank in cool…

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