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About Birdsboro:

Birdsboro quarry is a neat little place to climb if you like short sport routes. The approach is an easy ten minute walk from your car. Its a popular area with a fairely extensive history. On any day with nice weather you will usually find a few parties using the area along with hikers. The difficulties range through the whole spectrum from easy to very hard making it a place where beginners and experts alike can find a challenge. The rock quality varies from place to place and helmets are recommended.
Nearest town or city: Reading
Directions: NOTE: All the climbing is relatively consolidated within a close proximity. There are however two different entrances from which to approach the climbing area depending on where you are coming from.

From the north: Drive south on PA Rt.82 until the road dead-ends, park in the dirt lot, and hike to the climbing area by following trail uphill to the right marked by a red climbing sign after crossing second stream via cable bridge.

From the south: Drive north on PA Rt.82 until it dead-ends at a yellow gate. Parallel park along road. Hike past gate following road along creek. Proceed straight onto trail marked by by red climbing sign to climbing area.
Latitude, Longitude: 40.25333, -75.81361
Access Issues: With the bridges out, from north entrance find cocalico road, follow it until you come to a T intersection where you will see buckhollow road, make a left, stop sign make a left until you see the gates and park. approx 20 min walk in.

Please respect the Haines and Kibblehouse "No Trespassing" signs. Do not use the railroad tracks as a means to avoid crossing Hay Creek. By using the railroad tracks your are trespassing on private property and jeopardizing access for all climbers.
Camping: No
When to Climb:
Quantity of Climbs: Week

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Forum Discussions (See all 75 posts )

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
No Replies *Looking for local Climbing Partners~ Aloha* laurenrosse 0 Apr 14 2015, 12:30 PM
No Replies 8th Annual Climb and Clean gblauer 0 Aug 27 2014, 2:20 AM
With Replies Confrontations at Birdsboro gblauer 7 Jun 16 2014, 8:12 PM
With Replies Pack Lid w/ wallet, keys, phone taken on 10/27 ggdillon 1 Oct 29 2013, 11:55 AM
With Replies Birdsboro Tues. Oct. 29 anyone? cintune 1 Oct 15 2013, 9:29 PM
No Replies Thanks for helping at the Birdsboro Climb and Clean gblauer 0 Sep 23 2013, 1:54 AM
No Replies 7th Annual Birdsboro Climb and Clean gblauer 0 Aug 09 2013, 10:04 PM
With Replies First birdsboro trip: beta? robx 9 Sep 12 2012, 2:31 AM
No Replies Lost camera mojomonkey 0 Sep 10 2012, 1:36 PM
No Replies Conditions at the Bird tobashiya 0 Jan 21 2012, 3:05 PM
No Replies LOST: chopsticktown 0 Jan 08 2012, 1:47 AM
With Replies 5th Annual Birdsboro Climb and Clean gblauer 1 Feb 06 2012, 10:52 PM
No Replies birdsboro is awesome thanks! stizzat 0 Jun 15 2011, 9:49 PM
No Replies Saturday May 14th: Birdsboro Spring Clean Up gblauer 0 Apr 06 2011, 8:15 PM
With Replies trad route ? Keppenbill5494 5 Dec 27 2010, 6:44 PM