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Leominster Area  


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The climber is a few feet to the right of the Tarz...

Description 

Leominster and the surrounding towns have climbing areas other than Crow Hill. On weekends and days where Crow Hill is overcrowded, climbing can still be had at these areas, which can be tricky to find. Some have longer approaches than Crow Hill Ledge, and none of them offer the route quality, but there are some fun climbs hidden out there.

Getting There 

Directions for each area will be included in each area page.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.9 miles from here

41 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',16],['5.7',5],['5.8',10],['5.9',6],['5.10',2],['5.11',2],['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 Leominster Area:
Boardwalk   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   Crow Hill : Practice Face (right end)
Green Route   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 2 pitches, 120'   Crow Hill : Green Corner
Tomís Dilemma   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   Crow Hill : End Crags
The Chimney   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 120'   Crow Hill : The Buttress
Triple Overhangs (aka Sun Gypsy)   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Crow Hill : Green Corner
Layback   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 32'   Crow Hill : End Crags
Sidewinder   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   Crow Hill : Practice Face (right end)
Outersite   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 55'   Crow Hill : Main Face
Franny's Folly   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Crow Hill : Main Face
Karen's Folly   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Crow Hill : Main Face
Intertwine   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 45'   Crow Hill : Main Face
Diagonal   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   Crow Hill : Fisherman's Wall
Tarzan   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Crow Hill : Fisherman's Wall
Thin Line   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Crow Hill : Main Face
Fool on a Hill   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Crow Hill : The Buttress
Buttress   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   Crow Hill : The Buttress
The Nose   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 25'   Crow Hill : The Buttress
Cro-Magnon   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Crow Hill : Fisherman's Wall
Cheetah   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 75'   Crow Hill : Fisherman's Wall
Jane   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'   Crow Hill : Fisherman's Wall
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Featured Route For Leominster Area
At the crux on Intertwine.

Intertwine 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  MA : Leominster Area : ... : Main Face
One of the 5.8 jewels of Crow Hill, Intertwine is a popular fingers-to-hands crack that protects well and challenges both leaders and topropers. Begin by working up a corner or by protecting in the corner and moving up the blunt right arete to the short ledge at the base of the right-trending diagonal crack. The crack leads to a ledge, where a chain around a thread can be backed up for an anchor. EDIT: it is reported that a 2-bolt anchor has been installed.Rappel, top out (easiest to the right, ...[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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