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BETA PHOTO: Cracker Jack
This is a fine crack line (that starts a few feet off the ground) on the right side of the Lower Wall. I recall learning basics about crack technique, learning to lead, learning to solo on this same crack. It's so fun. It got 3 out of 3 stars in the old Boston Rocks
. After all these years, it still brings back fond memories. Here is a nice shot
from the MIT photo contest for your viewing pleasure.
This is on the right side of the Lower Walls.
Mostly 1-2" gear.
By Rich Brereton
From: Durham, NH
Nov 15, 2012
Nostalgia alert: this was my first climb and probably has been for many Boston climbers over the years. To my 13-year-old self, this wall seemed gigantic.
From: Bozeman, MT
Aug 3, 2013
To those confused by the route description and not in possession of a Boston Rocks guide, this is the crack climb that starts about 6-8 feet off the ground, with a cool slabby start involving a (optional) mono pocket. The continuous splitter finger crack to the right is The Cleft (5.4). Fantastic climbs both.
By Russ Keane
Oct 9, 2014
Love this line. Makes for a great trad lead. The bottom moves are super fun, and then up top it gets fairly demanding for a 5.6.