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Honey Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Hybrid Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
River Queen Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Elevation: 125 ft
GPS: 42.608, -70.725 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: jim.dangle on Aug 31, 2013
Admins: Joe M., Old Timer

Description

This is collection of large steep impressive blocks semi-hidden in a little dell right close to the water. It looks like there would a good collection of hard good quality problems here. This is one of the biggest collection of large boulders I've seen in the area.

I found this area on wet day this spring. While exploring the base of the one of the boulders, I disturbed a creature in a small cavern near the base. I have no idea what it was, but it made a terrifying sound and sent me scrambling up onto a nearby boulder while nearly pissing myself. I peered down for a while hoping something would reveal itself, but whatever it was either had already fled or wasn't coming out. Still I have no idea what it was. Rationally speaking, there is nothing wild in these woods that anyone should be afraid of.

Getting There

This is 30-40 feet form the water. From the parking area, walk left around the pond a fair way. If you reach the point with the encampment on it, you've gone way too far. The location on the map (though taken from memory) should be fairly accurate.

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Old Timer
North Andover MA
Old Timer   North Andover MA  
Actually Jim,

This is Shoreline Boulder #1, but I like your name and descriptions and photos better, so let's keep it as you have it and I will remove the Shoreline Boulder #1 listing.

Pete Sep 1, 2013
Hi Pete,

Couldn't match this area to one of your descriptions, but if it rings a bell, let me know and I'll transfer the pics over to the appropriate spot.

Jim Aug 31, 2013

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