Left face of Oz.
Oz is a great sport and trad area of Redrocks. Only 30 feet tall, it is short but sweet for slab and crack climbs. Also, it is a great alternative for when main crag is end to end with TRs. It is pretty shady here, but most of the rock dries pretty quick. TR anchors present fall of 2011.
There are also some awesome boulder problems that run across the top of this crag. Follow the trail marked with tape either from the left side of auntie em, or from the right side of the crag starting at oz boulder. Oz
A. Commander Salamander Slab
, 9, 1p, 25', TR.
B. Commander Salamander Crack
, 6, 1p, 20', gear or TR.
C. Oz Slab
, 11, 1p, 30', TR.
D. Emerald City
, 7 PG-13, 1p, 25', bolt/gear.
, 9, 1p, 25', bolts.
F. Yellow Brick Road
, 8+, 1p, 25', bolts.
G1. Ruby Slippers
, 10+, 1[, 25', bolts.
G2. Tin Man
, 8, 1p, 25', gear or TR.
H. Flying Monkey
, 6, 1p, 20', bolts.
, 9, 1p, 15', TR.
J. Oil Can
, 11, 1p, 15', gear or TR.
K. Lollipop Gang
, 8, 1p, 15', TR.
, 6, 1p, 15', gear or TR.
, 8, 1p, 20', gear and bolt.
N. Man Behind the Curtain
, 6, 1p, 20', gear.
O. Oz Chimney
, V0, 10'.
P. Oz Boulder
, V1, 8'.
Close by to the north is the Down Under
Park in the same lot as if you were heading to Main Wall
or Pink Floyd Wall
from Redrock. Follow the main trail west along Route 128 from the parking lot until you pass the storage units. Turn north and go around the storage unit to get to the pipeline trail. Once on the pipe line, follow about 100 yards uphill until you see a tree stand in a tree 10 feet up on the right, Oz is about 50 feet in the woods to your left. It is approximately 1/3 mile from parking lot.
You can also get to Oz from main crag of Redrock
by following the trail past the north end and Master's Wall east. It is approximately 150 yards.
Other Nearby Crags
In the Redrock and vicinity area, there are a number of small crags. To facilitate the user finding these, they have been left in the hierarchy they were submitted which splits them into the general Massachusetts and North Shore / Cape Ann sections. To facilitate a better understanding of their relative locations, we'll list them North to South: Down Under
nearby Plateau Boulder Kong Boulder Oz Master's Wall Redrock Main Crag Pink Floyd Wall Sunshine Wall
Redrocks Conservation Area... much more than just Main Wall and Pink Floyd Wall.
Weather station 6.2 miles from here
17 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Browse More Classics in Oz
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Oz:
Tin Man 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 25'
Scarecrow 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 25'
Featured Route For Oz
Oz Slab 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c MA
: Cape Ann
This is a great, hard, slab line. Start on a thin flake system and follow the face up through thin edges and difficult smearing. The crux is approximately halfway up moving through bad hands and worse feet. The line seems to trend left slightly to a system of thin seams. Someone has scrubbed the bottom a bit, but I recently cleaned this off and worked the lower section on top rope. It is hard but seems doable in the 5.11 and up range. The current condition of the rock does not help as the ...[more] Browse More Classics in MA
Looking right from Emerald City.
BETA PHOTO: Park at the same lot as if you were heading to Mai...
This is a cool looking slab line Between Auntie Em...
Nov 9, 2012
This area needs a scrub. There is a lot of moss present on the climbs.
Also, I saw that someone had started clean the very licheny, largish slab on the far left hand side of the area. This looks promising.