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V4, Boulder, 8 ft (2 m),  Avg: 2.1 from 14 votes
FA: unknown
Massachusetts > N Shore > Cape Ann > Tompson St Rese… > Cavalry Boulder… > 2. Central Sector > Alcove

Description

Sit start with a jug and move up into some good holds. Get a high foot in the starting hold and get yourself over the lip by way of a couple different variations.

Location

This is not actually in the alcove but right behind it. If you are looking at the Alcove Slab problem, walk to the exact other side of the boulder.

Protection

Pad.

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Ben pulling through the crux sequence.
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The crux.
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Ben starting the crux.
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Corey Phelan
  V4+ PG13
[Hide Comment] There are really two variations to this problem. If you go up left heel/left hand sidepull, it is a pretty easy problem (V3 ??). If you go up right heel and stick a right hand thumb catch, it is V4-5ish, which is why I gave it a 4+. Apr 25, 2011
Derek Sullivan
Lynn, MA
  V4
[Hide Comment] Truth. May 3, 2011
Gunther Havel
Portsmouth, NH
  V2-3
[Hide Comment] Also fun as a dyno. Jun 6, 2022