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Elevation: 201 ft
GPS: 42.61668, -70.72752
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Description Suggest change

This granite wall arguably offers the best toproping in eastern MA. There is one true classic (Zipper), several excellent slab climbs, and some decent crack climbs. All the routes have bolted toprope anchors.

Though there a few bolted lines here and there, please avoid bolting established lines. There is a long history of climbing in this area, and if you look closely, you will find the scars of the bolts wars.

Getting There Suggest change

From the main parking area, follow the obvious trail along Route 128 until it turns sharply uphill at the Pink Floyd Wall. Make a right and continue up to the main area.

This is popular hiking/dog walking trail, and there is a nice view of Cape Ann from the top of what is known as Hardy Mountain.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Red Rock Main Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1+ 5
 7
The Hobo's Chimney
Boulder
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 92
Toe Jams
Trad, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 51
Roll the Bones
Sport, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 212
Zipper
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 39
Chimney
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 43
High Me
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 28
Excuse Me
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 74
Steps
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 16
The Plank
Trad, TR
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
 63
Zits
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 57
Morning Glory
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 48
Rip Van Winkle
Trad, TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
 4
Wings of Steal
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 4
Black Streak
TR
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 24
Laughing Gull
Sport, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Hobo's Chimney
 7
V1+ 5 Boulder
Toe Jams
 92
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
Roll the Bones
 51
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport, TR
Zipper
 212
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Chimney
 39
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
High Me
 43
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad, TR
Excuse Me
 28
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Steps
 74
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
The Plank
 16
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Zits
 63
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13 Sport
Morning Glory
 57
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Rip Van Winkle
 48
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Wings of Steal
 4
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad
Black Streak
 4
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a TR
Laughing Gull
 24
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport, TR
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