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)
The Power of Positive Thinking 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
: Quincy Quarries
: K Wall (aka M Face)
This is a much better climb than it appears from the ground. Start up Pins (5.9) until you hit the left-angling seam. You can hand traverse here with a bad feet or climb Pins slightly higher and have the seam for feet. Mantle onto a good ledge and take a good rest before the crux. From here, follow a thin seam straight up using small edges, side pulls, and a few deceptive holds in the seam. I found the climbing to be quite sequency, technical and way harder than the sur...[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...