Climbing community

 

Local Climbing Areas

Coopers Rock State forest

  1. Approx. 67 miles from Pittsburgh

  2. Driving time about 1.5 hours

  3. Hard sandstone

  4. Up to 30 feet high

  5. Bouldering and top-roping

  6. Suitable for beginner - advanced

  7. Open Apr. 1st - Dec. 1st; best climbing Spring & Fall

  8. Camping available

  9. Bouldering Guidebook available

The new River Gorge/ Summersville

  1. Approx. 220 miles from Pittsburgh

  2. Driving time about 3.5 - 4 hours

  3. Some of the best climbing on the East Coast

  4. Hard sandstone

  5. Up to 120 feet high

  6. Thousands of routes at The New

  7. Hundreds of routes at Summersville

  8. Trad, sport, top-roping, and minimal bouldering

  9. Suitable for beginner - advanced

  10. Open year round; best climbing Spring & Fall

  11. Camping available

  12. Several Guidebooks available

Seneca Rocks

  1. Approx. 160 miles from Pittsburgh

  2. Driving time about 3.5 hours

  3. Tuscarora sandstone

  4. Up to 300 feet high

  5. Single & multi-pitch

  6. Hundreds of routes

  7. Trad and top-roping

  8. Suitable for beginner - advanced

  9. Open year round; best climbing Spring & Fall

  10. Camping available

  11. Several Guidebooks available