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Routes in Lake Potanipo

Ashy Larry V3 6A
Butter fingers V2- 5+
Circus Freak V3 6A
Crunching numbers V3- 6A
Dazed & Amused V2 5+
Draw Backwards V2 5+ R
Elephunk V2 5+
Gypsy tears V3 6A
Half On V0 4 R
Introdyno V1 5 PG13
Lakeside warmup V0 4
Machete Man V2 5+
Moose Maple V3+ 6A+
Nest Arete V0 4
Party time V3+ 6A+
Pauls Bunion V3-4 6A+
Poop diamonds V3- 6A
Spread Em V3 6A
Start at the Slug V1+ 5
Stoop kid V0+ 4+
Summer Camp V2 5+
Summercamp Massacre V3 6A
Supermoon V2 5+
Tricky Biscuits V4+ 6B+
Undersit V0 4
Understand V0 4
Wabi-sabi V2 5+
high ball roadside attraction V3+ 6A+ PG13
its in the bone V5- 6C
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Re' Private Property: When camp is in session access to the area is shut off. They allow public access at the end of August for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, snowmobiling, etc. Please take note before traveling here. A call to Camp Tevya will probably give you a better idea when access is open.

A couple of nice boulders and a chossy quarried cliff with some pitons in it. One boulder along the trailside is quite beautiful, with a large ~14' overhanging prow. The rock quality is decent granite (read: mostly choss, some quality lines).

Be cautious of the summer camp just south of the boulders.

Getting There

A few hundred yards north of the Mason Rd / Rt 13 intersection in Brookline, NH, park on the left side of the road just past the summer camp. There is a small 4x4 trail that leads east into the woods. Follow this to the fire road then walk the fire road to most of the boulders. The first/best boulder is below the trail about 5 minutes into the woods. More rock is out there (quarried cliff, a few other boulders), but I don't recall them being all that great.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lake Potanipo

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Summercamp Massacre
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Summercamp Massacre
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V3 6A Boulder
Party time
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Pauls Bunion
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JD1984
Worcester, MA
JD1984   Worcester, MA
Does anyone have more information about this area? Apr 20, 2012
I hiked in there Saturday. I found the 14' overhanging prow boulder. It looks really good. The boulder is visible in google maps, in the NE corner of the Lake, between Fire Road and Rt 13. Nov 11, 2012
Anybody know where the quarry cliff is? Cant seem to find it. Jun 9, 2015
Evan Vassil
Nashua, New Hampshire
Evan Vassil   Nashua, New Hampshire
If you are coming from the summer camp on the higher road with the overhanging prow boulder on your left keep going past it 5-10 min walk on trail. Quarries will be on your right. Hard to miss.

Tons of little roofs and over hangs but some are hard to get too with sketch landings. Went last weekend and saw fresh chalk on some quarry routes and the highball directly below the prow boulder. Get it! Jul 4, 2015
Just added a few climbs that I cleaned off last year they could use another run through with a brush. these climbs are in that cluster of boulders further down the trail and down the hill. rock is not that good but some of these are fun if you're bored of the prow. let me know if you guys get on them, or have gotten on them before so I can give you the FA! May 25, 2016
Dan Knisell
Townsend, MA
Dan Knisell   Townsend, MA
From May until August access is closed for the campers. Please call the camp before you go regardless. Do not go here during camp! A good relationship has been established with the camp and I intend to keep it that way. Not a destination area at all but this area coupled with the others very close by makes it nice for locals. Camp Tevya 781-489-2070.
Edit: Climb at your own risk. Camp Tevya is not responsible for any injuries while climbing. Usually that’s understood but I had to throw that in there. Apr 18, 2018

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