Elevation: 289 ft
GPS: 42.162, -71.51 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 62,168 total · 444/month
Shared By: john strand on Jan 12, 2009
Admins: Joe M., Old Timer, jim.dangle
Access Issue: COVID Guidelines Details

Description

This has really good if somewhat spread out bouldering. This is town property/forest and can be frequented by biker and hikers, too. There are about 15 boulders and 75? problems, V0-V10.

Getting There

Exit Route 495 at Route 85 south in Milford/Hopkinton (~45' west of Boston). On your right is a gas station and Wendy's. Park BEHIND these at a closed road. Walk up the closed road and left through an overgrown area (still an ok trail) for about 10 minutes. The first boulder is on your right. Keep going another 5 minutes and more boulders appear on both sides. More to come.

Per Jcomeau: Update on directions: Park behind Wendy's at the closed road and walk down the closed road. Take the first left to cut over to the new bike path. The first road on your right takes you down to the Atomic area. Pass that boulder and on the hillside are more boulders. If you pass the Atomic pullout, the next trail on your right brings you out into the Shadow Brook Quarry area. This is where Full Metal Jacket, Little Devil, The Roofs, etc are.

Per Coz Teplitz: For a 1st timer, once you turn left onto the new bike path, the first trail on the right does lead to Atomic. The other trail mentioned (the "main road" listed in some problem descriptions) is not the next trail on the right, but is the big dirt road with the metal gate across it. There are other, smaller trails between the two that will get you turned around.

96 Total Climbs

Route Finder - Best Climbs for YOU!

Location: Milford Bouldering Change
Type:  to 
Quality:
Pitches:
Sort by:   then:
 

Classic Climbing Routes at Milford Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1-2 5
 5
Backside
Boulder
V2 5+
 5
Little Devil
Boulder
V2-3 5+
 6
Tag Everything
Boulder
V3 6A
 3
Kahnah Arete
Boulder
V4 6B
 3
Not Too Much Pretty Good
Boulder
V4 6B
 7
Bishop
Boulder
V6 7A
 7
Kill Russ, Volume 1
Boulder
V6 7A
 5
Surfing the Red Sea
Boulder
V6 7A
 6
Kill Russ, Vol. 2
Boulder
V6-7 7A+
 6
Parting the Red Sea
Boulder
V7 7A+
 12
Bloodsport
Boulder
V7 7A+
 4
Full Metal Jacket
Boulder
V7 7A+
 4
Atomic Traverse
Boulder
V7+ 7A+
 11
Tom Sawyer
Boulder
V9 7C
 3
Highway Robbery
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Backside Quarry Land > Entrance Boulder
 5
V1-2 5 Boulder
Little Devil Quarry Land > Satan Boulder
 5
V2 5+ Boulder
Tag Everything Quarry Land > Roofs
 6
V2-3 5+ Boulder
Kahnah Arete Quarry Land > Kahnah Slab
 3
V3 6A Boulder
Not Too Much Pretty Good Quarry Land > Satan Boulder
 3
V4 6B Boulder
Bishop Quarry Land > Cliff Boulder
 7
V4 6B Boulder
Kill Russ, Volume 1 Quarry Land > Kill Russ Boulder
 7
V6 7A Boulder
Surfing the Red Sea Quarry Land > Roofs
 5
V6 7A Boulder
Kill Russ, Vol. 2 Quarry Land > Kill Russ Boulder
 6
V6 7A Boulder
Parting the Red Sea Quarry Land > Roofs
 6
V6-7 7A+ Boulder
Bloodsport Bloodsport Boulder
 12
V7 7A+ Boulder
Full Metal Jacket Quarry Land > Little Cottonwood Bou…
 4
V7 7A+ Boulder
Atomic Traverse Atomic Boulder
 4
V7 7A+ Boulder
Tom Sawyer Milford North > Tom Sawyer Boulder
 11
V7+ 7A+ Boulder
Highway Robbery Bloodsport Boulder
 3
V9 7C Boulder
More Classic Climbs in Milford Bouldering »

Weather Averages

High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w Precip
 
Prime Climbing Season
J F M A M J J A S O N D
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Photos