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The Hidden Boulder  Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: andyscott on Sep 29, 2010
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Description 

This is a nice granite block hidden out in the woods off one of the trails leading up to the stone tower. Not too many lines here, but the ones there are of high quality. There is also an open project currently on this boulder. It is the sit start to Hidden Arete.

Getting There 

From the main parking area, take the wide trail (Great Woods Road) for about 5 minutes until you get to the top of the first hill. When here take a smaller rocky trail off to your left and follow that until you get to the first intersection. At this point stay right and keep walking uphill. Follow this trail eventually passing the Queens Row Boulders, Slant Right Boulder, and the Pedestal Boulder which will all be on your right. When the trail bends right and uphill again keep going strait onto a new, feshly-cut single track trail. Follow this trail for a minute over some rocks and you will come to the Hidden Boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Stone Tower area area.

Weather station 3.0 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Hidden Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Hidden Boulder :
Hidden Arete   V2 5+     Boulder   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Hidden Arete.

Hidden Arete V2 5+  MA : Lynn Woods : ... : The Hidden Boulder
Climbs the obvious, left-leaning arete on the Hidden Boulder that faces down the hill. Start standing at the corner and climb the super fun arete. Top out the highest point of the boulder. The sit start is currently a project. It entails one very hard move off a sloping rail into the start of the V2. It will be a one move wonder....[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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The Hidden Boulder. The sit start project to Hidde...

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By Bport
Jun 25, 2016
CONDITION REPORT 
Had trouble finding the path from right slant and pedestal boulders to this one. Couldn't find the single track at all.
By Old Timer
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From: North Andover MA
Jun 25, 2016
Just when the trail turns right, head left into the woods for about 125 feet, keeping the ravine on your left and a short wall built into the hillside on your right. The original trail has probably grown in.

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