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Mocanaqua
EPAC is inviting you to join us for a night of information sharing. We recently have had many questions about the current Mocanaqua closure on Earth Conservancy lands. We also see access opportunities and potential issues for Tilbury. We will update the climbing community on communications with land managers, stewardship projects and options for the...
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EPAC work day
We need volunteers for an Adopt a Crag at Mocanaqua. Meet in the parking lot at 9am for an introduction to the local climbing organization, safety briefing, and prize raffle. From there volunteers will clean up the trash from the parking lot and roadside. The group will also do recon and planning with the DCNR...
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On August 4, 2021, the Earth Conservancy held its second public meeting regarding the Newport Township OHV (Off Highway Vehicle) feasibility study. Over 10,000 acres of land, comprised of various parcels, is being considered. This includes all of the Mocanaqua climbing areas including the Library, Paradise, Main Wall, Squirrel Rock, Hawk Rock, The Penitentiary, and...
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Members of the EPAC and the Access Fund attended the virtual public meeting held on February 11, 2021. Rock Climbers were mentioned throughout the presentation as a user group of the area. Presentation slides and the meeting video can be found on the project website. EPAC and the Access Fund are reaching out to those...
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Mocanaqua in Northeast Pennsylvania includes areas such as Paradise, The Library, Squirrel Rock , Main Wall, The Boulder Garden, The Coal Bowl, Hawk Rock, The Penitentiary, and all of the sub areas. Newport Township is conducting a study to explore the creation of an Off Highway Vehicle Park on lands that include the Mocanaqua climbing...
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