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Elevation: 77 ft 23 m
GPS: 43.61162, -70.22613
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Shared By: Jonathan S on Nov 6, 2017
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Greater Portland: Surrounding environs including Casco Bay

The hub of a large part of Maine's population, and containing it's most populous, diverse, and vibrant city. Portland is a teeming metropolis with plenty of food, culture, and history. Situated at the south east corner of one of Maine's most scenic bodies of water, Casco Bay, which teems with boats in the summer, Portland is a great spot to spend some rest time, and the easiest place to connect with other climbers. Two modern climbing gyms serve the population, and the city is a great jumping off point for experiencing the culture of coastal Maine.

Portland is a short two hour drive from Boston. No significant rock of note is around the city, though there are a few local spots, Portland will be a town worth visiting on a drive to the better climbing elsewhere in the state.

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Portland International Jetport connects to most major airports on the east coast. There is also train service from Boston and points further east on the Downeaster, and bus service in the form of Grayhound and the locally preferred Concord Coach Lines.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Greater Portland

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0 4 X
 4
Sea Shanty
Boulder
V0+ 4+
 5
Grown Ocean
Boulder
V1 5
 4
piece 0-cake
Boulder
V1 5
 8
Belly Button Arete
Boulder
V1 5
 5
Catwalk
Boulder
V2-3 5+
 7
Clear the Deck
Boulder
V3- 6A
 4
Lower Lower Arete Problem
Boulder
V3 6A
 6
End of the Line
Boulder
V3-4 6A+
 5
Santa's Little Helper
Boulder
V4 6B
 5
Flying J
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 6
Cat Pine Dyno
Boulder
V6 7A
 9
Podule
Boulder
V6 7A
 4
Heracles
Boulder
V7-8 7B PG13
 17
The Coffin
Boulder
V8 7B
 4
Diamond Bollocks
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Sea Shanty Ft Williams / Portlan…
 4
V0 4 X Boulder
Grown Ocean Elmwood Boulder… > Cornerstone
 5
V0+ 4+ Boulder
piece 0-cake Ft Williams / Portlan…
 4
V1 5 Boulder
Belly Button Arete S Freeport Boul… > 3. The Strip Area > Coffin Boulder (aka "…
 8
V1 5 Boulder
Catwalk S Freeport Boul… > 3. The Strip Area > Cat Pine Boulder
 5
V1 5 Boulder
Clear the Deck Elmwood Boulder… > S Triangle Boulder
 7
V2-3 5+ Boulder
Lower Lower Arete Problem Elmwood Boulder… > S Triangle Boulder
 4
V3- 6A Boulder
End of the Line S Freeport Boul… > 3. The Strip Area > Strip Boulder
 6
V3 6A Boulder
Santa's Little Helper Elmwood Boulder… > Lower Boulder
 5
V3-4 6A+ Boulder
Flying J S Freeport Boul… > 4. Grand Slab A… > Grand Slab (Home Base)
 5
V4 6B Boulder
Cat Pine Dyno S Freeport Boul… > 3. The Strip Area > Cat Pine Boulder
 6
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
Podule S Freeport Boul… > 3. The Strip Area > Coffin Boulder (aka "…
 9
V6 7A Boulder
Heracles S Freeport Boul… > 3. The Strip Area > Strip Boulder
 4
V6 7A Boulder
The Coffin S Freeport Boul… > 3. The Strip Area > Coffin Boulder (aka "…
 17
V7-8 7B PG13 Boulder
Diamond Bollocks Elmwood Boulder… > Lodestone
 4
V8 7B Boulder
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