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Green Corner 


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Location: 42.5191, -71.8596 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Steve Marr on Jan 11, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Green Corner, showing Triple Overhangs (5.6) and G...

Description 

Green Corner is home to a handful of good, moderate routes, as well as a number of more difficult and less traveled (and often dirty) lines. All of the climbs share a common start to the right of the remnants of an old tree trunk and on the left side of a large block. Most of the routes tend to climb short faces with large ledges in between. Green Corner is generally dryer than other faces on Crow Hill.


Getting There 

The Green Corner is one of the first areas encountered along the path leading from the gravel parking lot to the base of Crow Hill. It is just to the right of the broken ledges near the cave, and just left of Fisherman’s Wall. Look for the old tree trunk flanked by a pair of corners. If approaching from the paved parking lot, follow the base of the cliff past the End Crags, over the blocky ground near the cave, and then down to Green Corner. Due to the amount of traffic this area sees, the best descent for any of the routes is to walk off left and follow the trail around the End Crags. You can also sling trees at the top and rappel with a single rope.


Climbing Season


5 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Green Corner:
Green Route   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 2 pitches, 120'   
Triple Overhangs (aka Sun Gypsy)   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Green Corner
Bet You Can't climbs the crack in the middle of this short wall.  It's a little dirty and strenuous to place protection if the wall is wet.

Bet You Can't 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  MA : Leominster Area : ... : Green Corner
This is a very short route that follows a large crack up the short wall to the left of the Green Corner....[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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By losbill
Apr 21, 2009

Beta photo is in error. Sun Gypsy goes through overhang just to left of big dead tree.