These are beautiful rocks right on the ocean. The rock quality is good, not soft or loose. It varies from juggy, jagged holds up away from the water to slopers on the wet side. The climbs are short, but there are multiple traverse possibilities.
Park along Ocean avenue and walk down Castle Rock Lane. Most of the climbs are down the stone stairs, some are up on the main rock.
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The Chestnut V0 4 PG13 Boulder, 5'
Wavy Nugget V0+ 4+ PG13 Boulder, 5'
The Shield V1+ 5 PG13 Boulder, 15'
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Wavy Nugget V0+ 4+ PG13 MA : Castle Rock, Marblehead
Start with your feet on the holds far under the boulder and hands at hip height. Move up to the loose looking block, then up to big, bomber, horizontal pinch, then top out. This climb is best at mid-low tide or you'll have waves crashing under you while you climb, hence the name....[more] Browse More Classics in MA