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Ashy Larry V3 6A PG13
Butter fingers V2- 5+
Circus Freak V3 6A PG13
Crunching numbers V3- 6A
Dazed & Amused V2 5+
Draw Backwards V2-3 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+ R
Party time V3+ 6A+
Pauls Bunion V3-4 6A+
Spread Em V3 6A
Start at the Slug V1+ 5
Stoop kid V0-1 4+
Summer Camp V2 5+
Summercamp Massacre V3 6A
Sunset Traverse V1 5
Supermoon V2 5+
Tricky biscuits V4+ 6B+
high ball roadside attraction V3+ 6A+ PG13
its in the bone V5- 6C
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Elevation: 296 ft
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Shared By: pete clark on Nov 8, 2011 with updates
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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.
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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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Coreydecot Decot
Townsend MA
Coreydecot Decot   Townsend MA
Gavin. I have been climbing out here and helping to clear brush out from around those two boulders down the hill .. I have been climbing those two and also a small roof section above the quarry wall for a few years now.. I would almost think it's worth it to separate the areas...i called the roof the party roof due to graffiti on it.. I think there are atleast 5 lines up the roof and at the very least 8 or so on the two lower... I did a project on the one with the big flake that fell off and am willing to call it a v6 or 7 and a crimp traverse my girlfriend got the fa on I would call a 4.. these boulders are not to be over looked especially now that they have been cleared out... not asking for the fas.. on your routes but I will deffinitly get some better pictures posted of those hidden gems. Oct 15, 2017
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
Evan V
Nashua, New Hampshire
Evan V   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
Anybody know where the quarry cliff is? Cant seem to find it. Jun 9, 2015
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
Worcester, MA
JD1984   Worcester, MA
Does anyone have more information about this area? Apr 20, 2012

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