K Wall (aka M Face) Rock Climbing
David Eckels climbing in the calm before the storm...
There is lots of loose rock above the right side of this face. To its left is the L Face. The climbing here
was aesthetic in some ways and lends the sense you are climbing something a bit bigger. Additional graffitti has detracted from the ambience. With the big fill-in, it is much easier to access the climbing here. 200 feet of dirt sure helps. No dangling above water anymore.
, 8, 1p, 50', gear or TR, nice shot
B1. The Power Of Positive Thinking
, 10, 55'. lead photo
, 9, 1p, 50', TR.
, 10, 1p, 50', TR.
D1. Tensile Strength
, 10-, 1p, 50', TR.
D2. Ironmonger, A2
, 10+, 1p, 50', TR.
, 10 or V1-2, 20', TR or pad.
G. Static Cling, 10-
This is the striking face/prow above the former Granite Rail Quarry.
Weather station 4.8 miles from here
7 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in K Wall (aka M Face)
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for K Wall (aka M Face):
Pins 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Thunderstorm 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b V1-2 5 TR, Boulder, 1 pitch, 20'
Bombay 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Featured Route For K Wall (aka M Face)
Outside Corner 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c MA
: Quincy Quarries
: K Wall (aka M Face)
This is a fun climb and popular lead. There are a couple of options for the start: you can either climb the outside corner to a stance and then step right, or climb the blocky face to the right that is in direct line with the upper part of the climb. Continue climbing to the right of the arete to a small ledge just below the crux at about 3/4 of the way up. The crux is an awkward right leaning layback to a decent crack. Reach high and work your feet up the smooth surface. There are a couple...[more] Browse More Classics in MA
BETA PHOTO: K Wall overview.
BETA PHOTO: Steve Marr posted a nice topo pic for K-Wall, but ...
BETA PHOTO: Quincy Quarries K Wall.
View from Granite Rail Quarry to Little Granite Ra...