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Meyers Mountain Cliff

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About Meyers Mountain Cliff:



Meyer's Mountain is a small bump of earth located in Northeastern Pennsylvania just north of Scranton in a little town called Montdale. Most of the mountain is on State Game lands 307, which is a good thing, since this makes it public. There is no camping on State Game Lands however so you would have to find somewhere else to crash.

The cliff here is small. 20-25 feet maybe at the highest spots and if it were not for the poor quality of landing zones, this would be primarily a bouldering location. The ground just under the cliff is very steep leading down the mountain, and an unlucky fall could turn a climber into a piece of tumbling rockfall. I would suggest setting up a toprope (it is very easy to reach the top via short 5.2s), or bringing along a crew of spotters and some crash pads.

This is not really a destination worthy of a road trip, but if you are in the area, wanna see what it has, and do not mind the approach, by all means give it a shot.
Nearest town or city: Montdale
Directions:
I-81 North to the Dickson City/Route 6 exit. Take Route 6 North/East to Route 247 North. Take 247 up the mountain to the top then turn right onto Kapinus Rd. Travel 1/8 th of a mile and park on the right. State Game lands 307 is on your right. There is no visible trail, just a short steep hike to the top.
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Camping: None
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Forum Discussions (1 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
No Replies Looking for fellow climbers in the area jugger 0 Aug 10 2003, 12:57 PM