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Routes in 5. Main Face

Blue Angel T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Blue Route T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Franny's Folly T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Intertwine T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Karen's Folly T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Outersite T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Post Road (aka Black Route) T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Smoky TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Thin Line T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
Type: Trad, TR, 50 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Chris Gesek on Jun 9, 2012
Admins: Joe M., Old Timer

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Description

Climb the offwidth under the huge chockstone and exit left. The exit right is Post Road (5.7).

Protection

Standard rack.

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JD1984
Worcester, MA
JD1984   Worcester, MA
2nd roof is called Blow Up (5.9). Makes a great 2nd mini-pitch for any of the Main Face routes. Protects well. Aug 16, 2016
Steven Scherr
Boston
 
Steven Scherr   Boston
 
The second larger roof above the ledge in the middle of the climb is an excellent exposed roof. I thought it was better than the first roof and definitely worth doing. A TR can be set from the trees above with a 60m rope. Aug 15, 2016
This is a tough finish. I led Post Road and then used the anchor to try this on top rope. So glad I was not on lead! That move to pull the roof is very challenging! Fun! I would call this "exposure" for a small single pitch crag. Aug 18, 2014