Slateford Falls

Page Type
Route
Location:
Pennsylvania, United States, North America
Route Type:
Toprope, Ice Climbing
Season:
Winter
Time Required:
Less than two hours
Difficulty:
WI2
Number of Pitches:
1
Grade:
I

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Slateford Falls
Created On: Jan 28, 2009
Last Edited On: Jan 28, 2009

Overview

Slateford Falls is a WI2 water fall located in eastern Pennsylvania. It is the central feature in the Slateford Quarry and is probably the most climbed route in the Quarry. The falls are just under 20 meters high and makes for a great place to introduce someone to ice climbing.

Getting There

After following the approach directions on the Slateford Quarry page, walk to the back of the U. The falls cant be missed.


Stay to the right side of the main pool of the falls. It usually freezes first.

Route Description

Starting from the right side of the falls, climb directly up to the top.
Rappel from trees on climbers right, or walk off to the right.

Essential Gear

Standard Ice rack may be used based on leaders comfort. Route is easy enough to solo.






Slateford Falls

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Geography

Routes in Pennsylvania

Parents

Slateford QuarryRoutes