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Rock 6 aka Crag 6

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Rock 6 aka Crag 6 Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 25'
Location: 42.2665, -71.0457 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007
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Description 

Rock 6

This rock is listed as being up to 80 feet tall in Boston Rocks. Hmmm. It faces east. There are no fixed anchors on top. Ice forms near and in this gully during cold stretches.

L->R:
A Face
various bouldering problems to V5.
ice, M2.

B Face
A1. Endgame, 7, 1p, 40', gear or TR.
A2. Easy Off, 4.
B. unknown, 9.

C Face
C. Easy Corner, 3.
D. Quick Step, 8, 1p, 35', gear or TR.
E. Hair Line, 6.

D Face
F. Twist and Crawl Wall, 7.
E Face.
G. unknown, 8.
H. Long Lead, 6.
I. Arete, 5.
J. unknown, 10+.

F Face

Getting There 

From the parking area, go north on a jeep trail. Go right at the 1st fork. Go right at the 2nd fork. Go right at the 3rd fork. Look to the right/east. It will be the northern/further of the 2 crags here.

Per Tim McGivern: you can also just park at the end of Goodyear Ave in Melrose and walk in. You'll see it after about 1 minute of hiking the white blazed cascade trail.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 7.0 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['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]


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By Tim McGivern
From: Medford, ma
Apr 9, 2013
You can also just park at the end of Goodyear Ave in Melrose and walk in. You'll see it after about 1 minute of hiking the white blazed cascade trail.
By StevenMS
Aug 15, 2016
I recently saw two new bolts at the top of one of these faces.
By Tim McGivern
From: Medford, ma
Aug 16, 2016
Do you know which one?

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