Safe Harbor Sport Climbing Trip

  • Saturday, June 26, 2021
  • 6:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Safe Harbor PA
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  • This clinic is targeted at climbers who already know how to lead climb and lead belay at a gym.

    Participants are also expected to know how to rappel.



Safe Harbor Sport Climbing Trip

Join PATC-MS for a sport climbing trip to Safe Harbor, PA. Safe Harbor has a variety of moderate to difficult bolted sport climbing routes. Participants should be experienced sport climbers.

The venue for this event is Safe Harbor, PA.  It's about 1.5-2 hr drive to this sunny, south-facing sport crag.  

Skills required:

Ability to lead belay and sport.  Ability to clean anchors and rappel.  

Equipment required:

Harness, climbing shoes, chalk bag, belay device and locking carabiner, and 2 additional locking carabiners.  A helmet is also recommended.  Quickdraws and a personal anchoring system (PAS) should be brought if you have them.  

Trip leader needed:

Are you a PATC-MS member with extensive sport climbing experience? If so, would you be willing to volunteer to lead this trip? Contact Rick Dotson ( if you'd be willing to lead this trip.

Directions to crag: 

Get on I-495 N in Tysons from Maple Ave E and Chain Bridge Rd
9 min (3.3 mi)
Continue on I-495 N. Take I-95 N to MD-543 N in 1, Abingdon. Take exit 80 from I-95 N
1 h 12 min (73.1 mi)
Take MD-136 N, PA-74 N, PA-372 E and Hilldale Rd to Green Hill Rd in Conestoga Township

PATC-MS Member Only policy:

This event is for members of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club-Mountaineering Section only, in good standing with liability waivers on file, unless otherwise stated. To join the club and enjoy its events and trainings, click here:

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