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Location: MA : Garfield Woods : Photo
By: JD1984 When: Sep 12, 2016

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Comments: I generally just solo the thing. Only committing move is down low. Does not climb like a crack at all. Fun but pretty easy. The tall block down at the Forty Caves area is much better for a quick TR.


Location: MA : Garfield Woods : Photo
By: JD1984 When: Sep 9, 2016

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Comments: From trailhead, take right onto blue trail. It's in the woods about 100 ft off trail right before a boulder against the trail.


Location: MA : Hopkinton State Park : Black Carpet Ride (5.9)
By: JD1984 When: Sep 3, 2016

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Comments: Really nice route with absolutely perfect rock! Shame it is not a bit longer. Well worth the 5 min hike in.


Location: MA : Powder House Crag : 5.8 Route (5.8)
By: JD1984 When: Aug 27, 2016

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Comments: Could still use a scrubbing. Can probably make it harder by moving right toward the top.


Location: MA : Powder House Crag
By: JD1984 When: Aug 26, 2016

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Comments: Good little crag to have in the neighborhood. Decent face climbing on small, positive edges. If you visit the crag, try to keep a low profile, as the Powder House on top of the cliff is a historical landmark for the town. Town Hall is also right at the bottom of the hill. I have never been bothered here except by the occasional MTB rider bombing down the hill near the cliff.


Location: MA : Garfield Woods : Middle Earth Boulders : First Place Loser (V0+)
By: JD1984 When: Aug 22, 2016

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Comments: The boulder across the yellow trail from this boulder has two very nice problems on it. The arete is probably V2 stand or V3 sit. The ramp is probably V2 with bad fall potential.


Location: MA : Garfield Woods : Middle Earth Boulders : Right Handed Screw (V-easy)
By: JD1984 When: Aug 22, 2016

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Comments: Good problem if you avoid the face holds. Nice variety of finger locks to play with. If you avoid all face holds, you could make it 5.8. Good quality rock and a very nice crack. Just too damn short!


Location: MA : Leominster Area : Crow Hill : 5. Main Face : Karen's Folly (5.8)
By: JD1984 When: Aug 16, 2016

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Comments: 2nd roof is called Blow Up (5.9). Makes a great 2nd mini-pitch for any of the Main Face routes. Protects well.


Location: MA : Leominster Area : Crow Hill : 5. Main Face : Outersite (5.7 PG13)
By: JD1984 When: Aug 10, 2016

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Comments: People have been pulling on that "loose" block for decades. It creeped me out the first time it shifted on me. Seems wedged in there pretty good but I'm sure it will not last forever.


Location: MA : Leominster Area : Crow Hill
By: JD1984 When: Jul 23, 2016

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Comments: The lone bolt on Ladybug has seen better days and could probably stand to be replaced. Also one of the anchor bolts above the practice face has a bit of movement in it.


Location: MA : Milford Bouldering : The Roofs : Nightcrawler (V7) : Photo
By: JD1984 When: Jul 9, 2016

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Comments: Nice to see your images showing up on MP, Joe!


Location: MA : Farley Ledge : Photo
By: JD1984 When: Jun 22, 2016

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Comments: No problem. It's a fun little route. A tad more technical than the other nearby 8 I think.


Location: MA : Farley Ledge : Photo
By: JD1984 When: Jun 21, 2016

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Comments: 5.8-5.9 depending on who you talk too. I always thought it was more of an 8.


Location: MA : Leominster Area : Crow Hill : 2. Green Corner : Green Route (5.5) : Photo
By: JD1984 When: Jun 16, 2016

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Comments: Good perspective of the 2nd pitch.... Always a favorite easy climb.


Location: MA : Townsend, MA Bouldering
By: JD1984 When: Jun 16, 2016

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Comments: Other than across the border in NH, where is there climbing in Townsend? Been through here a bunch and never seen anything.


Location: MA : Garfield Woods : The Anvil
By: JD1984 When: Jun 2, 2016

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Comments: Sorry about that. This was meant to be added under Garfield Woods. I guess that is what I get for adding stuff at 2 AM from a smartphone. Can an admin move this to the Garfield Woods page or just delete it, and I will re-submit.


Location: MA : Leominster Area : Crow Hill
By: JD1984 When: Apr 15, 2016

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Comments: Climbing shoes found near base of Intertwine.... PM me with description, and I will get them back to you.


Location: MA : Leominster Area : Crow Hill : 5. Main Face : Outersite (5.7 PG13)
By: JD1984 When: Jul 24, 2015

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Comments: I have always finished via the Chimney. One of my favorite easy routes in MA. Fun moves with great gear the whole way. The Nose makes a fun finish as well.


Location: MA : Farley Ledge : Photo
By: JD1984 When: Jul 16, 2015

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Comments: Welcome to Farley :)


Location: MA : Farley Ledge : Photo
By: JD1984 When: Jun 10, 2015

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Comments: I believe the local consensus is 5.8. Very fun route. Not posting the name for obvious reasons.


Location: MA : Leominster Area : Redemption Crag : Redemption Crack (5.7)
By: JD1984 When: Apr 7, 2015

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Comments: Lead this today. Gear is totally G-rated and route is better than most of the shorter routes at Crow Hill IMHO (except for Tom's Dilemma, of course). The crux before the top-out is made much easier with a perfect crimp on the left.


Location: MA : Leominster Area : Redemption Crag
By: JD1984 When: Apr 6, 2015

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Comments: Most of the crag is suprisingly dry given how wet crow hill is right now. The taller portion of the wall is bone dry, including the whole crack system.


Location: CT : CT Ice Climbing
By: JD1984 When: Feb 27, 2015

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Comments: Same with Massachusetts. Local ice in Central MA has been outstanding!


Location: MA : Auburn Ice Canyon : I Thunk, Therefore I Am (WI4-)
By: JD1984 When: Feb 3, 2015

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Comments: Definitely the best route here when it comes in.... Rare as that may be. Upper pillar is great but spends a lot of time in the sun.


Location: MA : Leominster Area : Crow Hill : 7. Crow Hill Ice & Mix
By: JD1984 When: Jan 13, 2015

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Comments: There is an easy (WI 2 ish) ice route that forms in the woods to the left of End Crags as well. When in fully, it goes for about 35 feet at a low angle and occasionally a bulge at the top. Easy but fun for beginners. Probably the only real WI route here. Certainly not a destination for ice climbing... but maybe there is more in town.... ; ).


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