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High Rocks
Bats rock
EPAC has teamed with with the DCNR Environmental Educators at High Rocks to host an event focused on bats and rock climbing.  No experience is necessary. Just bring your curiosity and sense of adventure. Spaces limited. Pre-registration is required through DCNR.  
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EPAC work day
It’s not often we do a spring event at High Rocks but the wet weather has not been kind to our little crag. In partnership with our friends at Bucks County and DCNR, we invite for to join us as we tidy up a bit. We will have projects for a variety of ability levels....
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EPAC was excited to secure a grant and matching funds to host a technical trail workshop run by Access Fund.
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EPAC work day
National Public Lands Day is the annual clean-up and trail event at High Rocks. We are excited to welcome anyone (not just climbers) who want to help take care of this precious resource. Things to know: Come for all or come for part. All help is appreciated! Please bring whatever food or drink you need...
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EPAC work day
National Public Lands Day is the annual clean-up and trail event at High Rocks. We are excited to welcome anyone (not just climbers) who want to help take care of this precious resource. Things to know: Come for all or come for part. All help is appreciated! Please bring whatever food or drink you need...
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In collaboration with DCNR and Bucks County Parks & Rec, we are asking all climbers to comply with a temporary route closure due to a nesting Canada Goose.
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Throughout the pandemic all of our public lands have seen unprecedented visitation by various user groups and the High Rock Vista area is no different. In 2020, EPAC worked with Bucks County and DCNR on much needed trail improvements throughout the park which connects Tohickon Valley Park to Ralph Stover State Park. The intent was...
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EPAC work day
We are excited to be hosting our trail day as usual this year. COVID will still be on our minds and we will spread people out in small work groups. If you have particular requests or a small group attending then please let us know. Please pre-register so we can plan appropriately.
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EPAC is honored to continue the legacy of Doug Reilley’s guidebook “Climbs of the Tohickon Gorge: A Climber’s Guide to High Rocks”. Doug graciously transferred EPAC his copyright and all original content. (A portion of the archives can be found in the slideshow below.) When possible, EPAC used original content with minor edits. It was...
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Original Excerpt From Doug Reilly’s: Climbs of the Tohickon Gorge: A Climber’s Guide to High Rocks “Technical climbing at High Rocks began in the 1930’s and 1940’s with Joe Walsh being the driving force. He and various partners established routes on the most prominent features of the cliffs. They include “Long Chimney”, “Three Buttresses” and...
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