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Classic Climbs for Massachusetts

Mountain Project's determination of the most popular, highly-rated routes.

V-easy 3
 35
Scrambled
Boulder
V1 5
 28
Bear Grease
Boulder
V1 5
 17
Mini-Dihedral
Boulder
V1+ 5 PG13
 13
Golden Slab
TR, Boulder
V2 5+
 11
Tomb Raider
Boulder
V2 5+
 18
Hidden Arete
Boulder
V2 5+
 15
Stone Beach Ball
Boulder
V3- 6A
 25
Crackatoa
Boulder
V3 6A
 3
Superior V3
Boulder
V3 6A
 13
Guillotine
Boulder
V3 6A
 16
Pipefitter
Boulder
V3 6A
 35
Holly the Happy Healer
Boulder
V3 6A
 26
Reefer Madness
Boulder
V3 6A
 4
Freshly Squeezed
Boulder
V3 6A
 35
Subway
Boulder
V3 6A
 35
Hammond Eggs
Boulder
V4 6B
 8
Phantom Roof
Boulder
V4 6B
 4
Central Scrutinizer
TR, Boulder
V4 6B
 38
Hermit's Cave
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 4
Thee Off-width
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 3
The Arete
Boulder
V5 6C
 13
The Chi Problem
Boulder
V5 6C
 39
Stone Warrior
Boulder
V5 6C
 10
The Sleeping Giant
Boulder
V5 6C
 19
The Jeremy Wall Memorial Problem
Boulder
V5 6C
 3
Scarface
Boulder
V5 6C
 16
Trillium
Boulder
V5 6C
 7
Winter Is Coming
Boulder
V5 6C
 15
E. Dog Leg Crack (Stand)
Boulder
V5+ 6C+
 19
Keep Your Eyes On The Prize
Boulder
V6 7A
 25
Beached Whale
Boulder
V6 7A
 10
Dead on Arrival (SDS)
Boulder
V6 7A
 22
D. Dog Leg Crack (SDS)
Boulder
V6+ 7A
 11
Heaven Direct (aka Slotty Angels)
Boulder
V7- 7A+
 3
Black Racer
Boulder
V7 7A+
 15
I. Golden Arete
Boulder
V7 7A+
 20
The Buttermilker
Boulder
V7 7A+
 8
K. The Swell
Boulder
V7 7A+
 15
Bloodsport
Boulder
V7+ 7A+
 16
Green Haze
Boulder
V7-8 7B
 4
The Funkiest Fiesta This Side of…
Boulder
V8- 7B
 13
Natural Selection
Boulder
V9 7C
 3
Highway Robbery
Boulder
V9 7C
 3
NE Dragon
Boulder
V9 7C
 21
The Compactor
Boulder
V10 7C+
 8
Y2K9
Boulder
V10 7C+
 5
Press Your Luck
Boulder
V11 8A
 4
Sister's Savior
Boulder
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 122
Boardwalk
Trad, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 84
Green Route
Trad 2 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 42
Roll the Bones
Sport, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 47
Black Knight
Trad, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 45
White Knight
Trad, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 71
Toe Jams
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 41
Cracker Jack
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 47
The Chimney
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 56
Tom's Dilemma
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 65
Beginner's (aka Easy Corner)
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 160
Zipper
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 42
Layback
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 43
Post Road (aka Black Route)
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 82
Sidewinder
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 28
Pulchritudinous Panda (aka Metho…
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 82
Layback
Trad, TR
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 37
Franny's Folly
Trad
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 27
Fun Crack (aka Fist Fight)
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 52
Steps
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 96
Outside Corner
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 19
Pendulum (aka Ben's Boot)
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 148
Intertwine
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 93
Guillotine (aka Double Overhead…
Trad, TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 58
Diagonal
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 65
Tarzan
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 43
Zits
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
 50
Thin Line
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 55
Pins
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 83
Double Helix (aka Rikert's Corner)
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 42
Morning Glory
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 43
Tensile Strength
TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 25
The Mormon Experience
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 35
Rip Van Winkle
Trad, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 39
Original Sin
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 3
Serpent Crack
Trad, TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 75
Tennessee
Trad, TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 50
Lunge Roof (aka Rhino Dyno, or G…
Trad, TR
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 26
Marie Antoinette
TR
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 33
Hang Ten
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 14
Under the Big Top
Trad, TR
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 69
Cro-Magnon
Trad, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 48
Cardiac Arete (aka route 8)
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
 29
The Power of Positive Thinking
Trad, TR
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 27
Widowmaker (aka Leave it to Beaver)
Trad, TR
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b V1 5
 7
Dangles Crack
Trad, TR, Boulder
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 25
Ladder Line
TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 36
Jane
Trad, TR
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c V2 5+
 5
Doug's Roof
Boulder
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 20
My Mind Is A Blank
Trad, TR
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 67
Priapism
Sport
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b V5 6C
 26
Hepatitis
TR, Boulder
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 15
Tunnel Vision
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Scrambled Eastern, MA > … > Alcove Area > Main Alcove Wall
 35
V-easy 3 Boulder
Bear Grease N Shore > … > Bob Johnson Crag > Bob Johnson Boulder 1
 28
V1 5 Boulder
Mini-Dihedral Eastern, MA > … > Red Cross Cliffs > Cliff 1
 17
V1 5 Boulder
Golden Slab N Shore > … > Mt Spickett/Gol… > Golden Wall
 13
V1+ 5 PG13 TR, Boulder
Tomb Raider N Shore > … > Bow Ridge Area > Tomb Raider Crag
 11
V2 5+ Boulder
Hidden Arete N Shore > … > Stone Tower Area > Hidden Boulder
 18
V2 5+ Boulder
Stone Beach Ball N Shore > … > Summit Crag > Summit Boulder 2
 15
V2 5+ Boulder
Crackatoa N Shore > … > Parking Lot/Fen… > Crouching Tiger Boulder
 25
V3- 6A Boulder
Superior V3 N Shore > … > Redrocks Boulde… > Approach Boulder
 3
V3 6A Boulder
Guillotine N Shore > … > Weetamoo Area > Tombstone Crag
 13
V3 6A Boulder
Pipefitter N Shore > … > Golf Course Area > Pipefitter Boulder
 16
V3 6A Boulder
Holly the Happy Healer N Shore > … > Stone Tower Area > Slant Right Boulder
 35
V3 6A Boulder
Reefer Madness Eastern, MA > … > Temple Area > Temple Overhangs
 26
V3 6A Boulder
Freshly Squeezed N Shore > … > Megatron Area > Lunch Break Boulder
 4
V3 6A Boulder
Subway N Shore > … > Stone Tower Area > Stone Tower Boulder
 35
V3 6A Boulder
Hammond Eggs Eastern, MA > … > Alcove Area > Main Alcove Wall
 35
V3 6A Boulder
Phantom Roof N Shore > … > Sector One > Phantom Boulder
 8
V4 6B Boulder
Central Scrutinizer Greater Boston > Greater Boston… > Hard Knox Rocks
 4
V4 6B TR, Boulder
Hermit's Cave Eastern, MA > … > Hermit's Cave Area > Hermit's Cave
 38
V4 6B Boulder
Thee Off-width N Shore > … > Concord St Entr… > Driven Boulder
 4
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
The Arete Eastern, MA > … > Peppercorn Hill… > Fang
 3
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
The Chi Problem N Shore > … > Weetamoo Area > F7 Boulder (Aka the P…
 13
V5 6C Boulder
Stone Warrior N Shore > … > Stone Tower Area > Stone Tower Boulder
 39
V5 6C Boulder
The Sleeping Giant Western MA > … > Happy Valley > Sleeping Giant Boulder
 10
V5 6C Boulder
The Jeremy Wall Memorial Pr… Eastern, MA > Gilbert Hills SP > Phantom Tower
 19
V5 6C Boulder
Scarface Eastern, MA > … > Old Rusk Quarry > Main Wall
 3
V5 6C Boulder
Trillium Eastern, MA > … > State Line Boul… > Trillium Boulder
 16
V5 6C Boulder
Winter Is Coming Eastern, MA > Townsend, MA Bo… > Black Rock
 7
V5 6C Boulder
E. Dog Leg Crack (Stand) N Shore > … > Weetamoo Area > Weetamoo Boulder
 15
V5 6C Boulder
Keep Your Eyes On The Prize N Shore > … > Stone Tower Area > Hidden Boulder
 19
V5+ 6C+ Boulder
Beached Whale Eastern, MA > … > Alcove Area > Beached Whale Boulder
 25
V6 7A Boulder
Dead on Arrival (SDS) N Shore > … > Bow Ridge Area > Back Door Boulders
 10
V6 7A Boulder
D. Dog Leg Crack (SDS) N Shore > … > Weetamoo Area > Weetamoo Boulder
 22
V6 7A Boulder
Heaven Direct (aka Slotty A… Eastern, MA > Ayer Boulders > A Little Slice Of Heaven
 11
V6+ 7A Boulder
Black Racer N Shore > … > Bow Ridge Area > Serpent Boulder
 3
V7- 7A+ Boulder
I. Golden Arete N Shore > … > Weetamoo Area > Weetamoo Boulder
 15
V7 7A+ Boulder
The Buttermilker N Shore > … > Stone Tower Area > Stone Tower Boulder
 20
V7 7A+ Boulder
K. The Swell N Shore > … > Weetamoo Area > Weetamoo Boulder
 8
V7 7A+ Boulder
Bloodsport Eastern, MA > Milford Bouldering > Bloodsport Boulder
 15
V7 7A+ Boulder
Green Haze N Shore > … > Stone Tower Area > Stone Tower Boulder
 16
V7+ 7A+ Boulder
The Funkiest Fiesta This Si… S Shore, Cape,… > Whitney Thayer… > Bigelow Boulder
 4
V7-8 7B Boulder
Natural Selection N Shore > … > Weetamoo Area > Elephant Boulder
 13
V8- 7B Boulder
Highway Robbery Eastern, MA > Milford Bouldering > Bloodsport Boulder
 3
V9 7C Boulder
NE Dragon N Shore > … > Remnant Boulder… > Prophecy Boulder
 3
V9 7C Boulder
The Compactor Eastern, MA > Ayer Boulders > Trashcan Boulder
 21
V9 7C Boulder
Y2K9 Western MA > … > Hideaway > Left Cliff Band (Y2K9…
 8
V10 7C+ Boulder
Press Your Luck Western MA > … > Happy Valley > Magic Bean Boulder
 5
V10 7C+ Boulder
Sister's Savior Western MA > … > Happy Valley > Sleeping Giant Boulder
 4
V11 8A Boulder
Boardwalk Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 6. Practice Face (rig…
 122
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
Green Route Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 2. Green Corner
 84
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 2 pitches
Roll the Bones N Shore > … > Redrocks & Vici… > Red Rock Main Area
 42
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport, TR
Black Knight Eastern, MA > Quincy Quarries > S Wall (aka N Face)
 47
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
White Knight Eastern, MA > Quincy Quarries > S Wall (aka N Face)
 45
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
Toe Jams N Shore > … > Redrocks & Vici… > Red Rock Main Area
 71
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
Cracker Jack Eastern, MA > … > Other Walls & C… > Lower Walls
 41
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
The Chimney Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 4. The Buttress
 47
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Tom's Dilemma Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 1. End Crags
 56
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Beginner's (aka Easy Corner) Western MA > Rose Ledge
 65
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Zipper N Shore > … > Redrocks & Vici… > Red Rock Main Area
 160
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Layback Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 1. End Crags
 42
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Post Road (aka Black Route) Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 5. Main Face
 43
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Sidewinder Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 6. Practice Face (rig…
 82
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Pulchritudinous Panda (aka… Western MA > Mormon Hollow
 28
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Layback Eastern, MA > Quincy Quarries > J Wall (aka L Face)
 82
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Franny's Folly Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 5. Main Face
 37
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Fun Crack (aka Fist Fight) Western MA > Rose Ledge
 27
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad, TR
Steps N Shore > … > Redrocks & Vici… > Red Rock Main Area
 52
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Outside Corner Eastern, MA > Quincy Quarries > K Wall (aka M Face)
 96
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Pendulum (aka Ben's Boot) Western MA > Rose Ledge
 19
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Intertwine Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 5. Main Face
 148
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Guillotine (aka Double Over… Western MA > Rose Ledge
 93
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Diagonal Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 3. Fisherman's Wall
 58
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Tarzan Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 3. Fisherman's Wall
 65
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Zits N Shore > … > Redrocks & Vici… > Red Rock Main Area
 43
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Sport
Thin Line Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 5. Main Face
 50
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13 Trad
Pins Eastern, MA > Quincy Quarries > K Wall (aka M Face)
 55
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Double Helix (aka Rikert's… Western MA > Rose Ledge
 83
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Morning Glory N Shore > … > Redrocks & Vici… > Red Rock Main Area
 42
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Tensile Strength Eastern, MA > Quincy Quarries > K Wall (aka M Face)
 43
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a TR
The Mormon Experience Western MA > Mormon Hollow
 25
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Rip Van Winkle N Shore > … > Redrocks & Vici… > Red Rock Main Area
 35
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Original Sin Western MA > Mormon Hollow
 39
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Serpent Crack Eastern, MA > … > Bunyan Mountain > Main Face
 3
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad, TR
Tennessee Western MA > Rose Ledge
 75
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Lunge Roof (aka Rhino Dyno,… Western MA > Rose Ledge
 50
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Marie Antoinette Western MA > Rose Ledge
 26
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b TR
Hang Ten Western MA > Mormon Hollow
 33
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Under the Big Top Eastern, MA > Quincy Quarries > H Wall (aka J Face)
 14
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad, TR
Cro-Magnon Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 3. Fisherman's Wall
 69
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
Cardiac Arete (aka route 8) Western MA > Mormon Hollow
 48
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
The Power of Positive Thinking Eastern, MA > Quincy Quarries > K Wall (aka M Face)
 29
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13 Trad, TR
Widowmaker (aka Leave it to… Western MA > Rose Ledge
 27
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, TR
Dangles Crack N Shore > Cape Ann > Sunshine Wall
 7
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b V1 5 Trad, TR, Boulder
Ladder Line Eastern, MA > Quincy Quarries > J Wall (aka L Face)
 25
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b TR
Jane Central, MA > … > Crow Hill > 3. Fisherman's Wall
 36
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Trad, TR
Doug's Roof N Shore > … > Redrocks & Vici… > Down Under
 5
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c V2 5+ Boulder
My Mind Is A Blank Eastern, MA > College Rock > Main Crag
 20
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, TR
Priapism Western MA > Mormon Hollow
 67
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Hepatitis Eastern, MA > … > Temple Area > Pusherman Wall
 26
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b V5 6C TR, Boulder
Tunnel Vision Western MA > Mormon Hollow
 15
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport