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Pinnacle Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 30'
Location: 42.1984, -71.1087 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007
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Description 

This is a collection of rock here.

The Pinnacle Wall is a small, 20-25 foot tall crag that faces southwest. It has a decent tree above for a toprope anchor. It lies in the north group of crags and is the southernmost of these crags. Long slings are useful here.

L->R:

A. Overeasy, 4
B. Powerfool, 5
C. Fool, 5
C2. No Fare, 4
D. Nonstop, 4
E. Inbound, 5
F. Outbound, 5

The pinnacle and Eliminator Roof have a small set problems that are probably no more than 15 feet tall. This is a tiny area with a neat roof problem. While these are short rocks, a toprope is advisable until you have these wired, especially the Eliminator Roof.

Pinnacle
West Face,
A. West Face, 10
B. Southwest Air, 8 or V1, 20'.
C. South Face, 10

Eliminator Roof
A. Side Eliminator, 8
B. Top Eliminator, 10-

Getting There 

From Hammond Pond Parkway, head north to just short of Beacon St. On the west side of the parkway, there is a small parking area. Paaark. Walk west on the trail. Take the right fork. It is the first crag here.

Climbing Season

For the Other Walls and Crags area.

Weather station 1.3 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',7],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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