Elevation: 166 ft
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Shared By: Nick Cavallo on Jan 27, 2018
Admins: Joe M., Old Timer, jim.dangle

Description

Wilson Mountain Reservation is a super cool place with some potential. This place has not been heavily climbed and has potential for a lot of new routes. Some of this stuff still needs some cleaning, but most of the holds have been cleaned up. This area's rock is all granite and feels nice when you're on it. Parking is also completely free!

Wilson Mountain Reservation has 207 acres of wild and varied terrain. Large tangled thickets of rhododendrons grow on a hillside. Wilson Mountain is the highest point in Dedham at 295 feet. While not a true mountain, it does provide hilltop views of the surrounding area.

It is a very public area, so it is basically no problem when it comes to climbing. You may see a lot of hikers with dogs coming through there too, so if you're not a fan of dogs, you may want to be mindful of that.

Getting There

It is just off the highway of I-95 in Dedham. From there, you would take West Street to Common Street (these are basically the same streets), and then take a right when you see the Northeastern University field hockey field. This field is right next to the parking lot. Once you're there, you take the trail on the right that passes through a small stream, and after about a minute of walking, the first boulders will be in sight on a hill.

Note: the boulder locations are better described in their individual sections.

A map of the park: mass.gov/eea/docs/dcr/parks….

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Joe M.    
Hey man, nice job on adding this area, but most of the problems you list are not FAs. I know a few guys who have climbed here in the past and most likely did most of the obvious lines. No big deal, but just wanted to let you know. Jan 29, 2018
Nick Cavallo
Massachusetts
Nick Cavallo   Massachusetts
Alright, I'll fix those, and if they ever message me, I can put them as the people who FA. Jan 29, 2018
Jeffrey LeCours
New Hampshire
Jeffrey LeCours   New Hampshire  
Nice flavor in that description. Cheers! :) Jan 30, 2018
Tim McGivern
Medford, ma
Tim McGivern   Medford, ma
Certainly cool you're adding these problems! Thanks! I'm curious about a couple things in the description: "ton of potential" and "it is a very public area, so it is basically no problem when it comes to climbing." It sounds like some others did some leg work on those two things in the recent past. Here is the forum with the players you can still contact to get the info you seek. Thanks again for adding!

mountainproject.com/forum/t… Feb 2, 2018