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Indian Headress

V3, Boulder, 15 ft (5 m),  Avg: 2.8 from 6 votes
FA: roped - unknown. Bouldered - B. Cavanaugh
Massachusetts > Eastern, MA > Ayer Boulders > Indian Headdress
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The original post of this route has a good description. I’m posting it as an actual route, because I feel it deserves it. Anyone have the history on this? Grade check?

Start on small crimps and little feet. Move straight up through little edges. There’s a great finish on a nice edge and bomber pinch over the lip. This may have a different name. It is an old route that’s probably in some old timer's climbing journal.


It is the only route with bolts.


A pad. Watch out for old, rusted hangers. Maybe it’s best to remove them? You could get caught on them if you miss the lip. I would not trust the bolts for roping up.

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[Hide Comment] I did a substantial amount of dirt/pine needle removal from the topout on this a few years ago/ climbed it. I can't imagine anyone being able to top it out before it got cleared. I'd claim the first boulder ascent unless someone else can speak otherwise. Mar 26, 2020
Dan Knisell
[Hide Comment] Yeah I knew someone must have bouldered this before me. I’ll add the FA in. That handle at the top is great. Grade seem right? Edit: I may chop the bolts one of these days. Easily bouldered and bolts are junk. Mar 26, 2020
[Hide Comment] Felt hard day of send due to it being damp/scaryish. I'd say V3? Mar 26, 2020