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Mocanaqua Areas

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About Mocanaqua Areas:

Shickshinny, the town of Mocanaqua is home to five great climbing areas.

The Main Wall, Paradise, The Rambo Wall, The Library, and the Unit Cliffs. Thanks to the Access Fund, climbing has been really opened up and developed. Definately worth the trip if you are in the area! The land is owned by the Earth Conservancy and climbing is allowed. Please clean up after yourselves though.

Though owned by the Earth Conservancy, the land is managed by the PA Game Comission, which does not allow camping. The nearest campground is Council Cup Campground, which has both tent and RV sites available. It is located about 10-15 minutes from the Mocanaqua areas.
Nearest town or city: Mocanaqua
To the Main Wall: From US 11, Cross the bridge into Mocanaqua. Follow 239 into town to where 239 makes a 90 turn to the right; go straight on SR 3004 instead of following 239. The parking area is up a mile or so on the left immediately off the road before the "s turns". The lot only holds a few cars. The trail is immediately on the right of the little parking lot. The Main Wall cliff parallels the road here and is quite close to the road, but nicely screened by the trees.
Latitude, Longitude: 41.14765, -76.11352
Access Issues:
Camping: Pay
When to Climb:
Quantity of Climbs: Week

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Forum Discussions (See all 23 posts )

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
With Replies rain climbing circa86 1 Jul 09 2013, 4:41 PM
With Replies Rental Equipment rockheaded1990 3 Apr 18 2013, 7:06 AM
No Replies no name crack... jason1 0 Jan 23 2013, 8:38 PM
With Replies Lead Climbing question Dnomyar220 5 Jun 20 2011, 6:49 AM
With Replies Recent beta for Main Wall, Paradise Rock and The Library mountaingen 1 Aug 17 2011, 12:57 PM
With Replies Beta for Main Wall for this weekend anyone? mountaingen 4 Apr 01 2011, 9:02 AM
With Replies Google map satellite view greyhat 1 Nov 09 2010, 2:22 PM
With Replies Potential loss of access, selling of area to feds. Rawlio 3 Nov 09 2010, 1:04 PM
With Replies Do I need a rack for Shickshinny, PA? Gript 8 Mar 29 2010, 2:49 PM
With Replies new map links rocksteadyPA 1 Nov 09 2010, 2:27 PM
With Replies 09 Climbing gojiclimber 1 Mar 21 2009, 4:04 AM
With Replies Mocanaqua, PA camping and other beta freeskicolorado 10 Sep 06 2005, 4:25 PM
With Replies Directions to library stagg54 2 May 21 2005, 12:41 PM
With Replies Mocanaqua does anyone know where....? scubasnyder 3 Jan 27 2004, 5:25 AM
With Replies Even better place to Park chillenfish 1 Oct 27 2003, 4:36 PM