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H Wall (aka J Face)

Massachusetts > Eastern, MA > Quincy Quarries
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This section of the Quarries has one of the harder problems here. The rock has failed on the left side of this face. Its appearance does not lend great faith to a climber.


A. Dirty (fallen down)
B. ClevelandÂ’s Climb (fallen down)
C. Tectonic Plates, 9+ (?fallen down)
D. Under The Big Top, 10 PG-13, 45', gear or TR.
E. East of Eden, 12-, 55', gear or TR.
F. Slice of Lime, 6
G. Fruit of the Loom, 10
H. Orange Peel Easy, 7
IH. Orange Peel, 8
J. Canada Dry, 8
K. Parabola, 10

Getting There

This lies en route to the Little Railroad Quarry area on the left side of the trail. The smooth granite on the right side may catch your eye. There once was a small pond in front of the rock here.

Routes from Left to Right

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Under the Big Top
Trad, TR
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a PG13
East of Eden
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
A Slice of Lime
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Under the Big Top
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad, TR
East of Eden
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a PG13 Trad
A Slice of Lime
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b TR

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