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Description

While Derek Doucet was off doing God-knows-what in the back woods of Bolton, his dog had other plans. Off into the woods he ran, and refused to respond to whistles, calls, or respond to his dog-beeper. A bewildered Doucet rambled over hill and dale until he found his dog, greedily poring over the remains of a deceased deer. Thus, the name: Carcass Crag.
Carcass has only a handful of routes, but features good quality stone, and a much shorter hike than the 82 crag. With several 5.12s and 5.11s, Carcass is sure to be one stop shopping for anyone who would rather not hike too far, but who isn't willing to compromise on quality. Fairly shady, Carcass may suffer a bit of seepage, but since it's not very far off the trail, why don't you look for yourself?

Getting There

Drive up Green Mountain Road and park as for the quarry. Start up the trail on the left side of the lot. Instead of heading right into the main quarry, head left and continue up and around a very steep section for about 5 minutes. This deposits you above the quarry where you can either head left (for 82 Crag) or right to Carcass Crag. After a few minutes you'll reach a small but easily identifiable trail on your left. If hiking in early spring or late fall the crag is actually visible before this last turn.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Carcass Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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Progress
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Goin' Postal
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
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Worthless Stud
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 5
Alternative Power
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 10
Who's Your Daddy
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Progress
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Goin' Postal
 4
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Worthless Stud
 9
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
Alternative Power
 5
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Who's Your Daddy
 10
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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Keyan P
Seattle, WA
Keyan P   Seattle, WA
I'm having trouble finding this crag, once on the trail that starts on the left side of the parking lot do you bear right towards the quarry routes? Or do you continue towards the left? Sep 21, 2011
Chris Duca
Downingtown, PA
Chris Duca   Downingtown, PA
Continue heading left as for the 82. Sep 21, 2011