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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.
This is the striking face/prow above the former Granite Rail Quarry.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for K Wall (aka M Face):
Outside Corner 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Pins 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Tensile Strength 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a TR, 1 pitch, 50'
The Power of Positive Thinking 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b PG13 Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 65'
Featured Route For K Wall (aka M Face)
Outside Corner 5.8 5b 16 VI- 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