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1. End Crags

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1. End Crags Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,121'
Location: 42.519, -71.8601 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Joe M., Old Timer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Steve Marr on Jan 12, 2007
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Finishing up Layback. Photo by Ethan Phelps.

Description 

The End Crags is a small climbing area on the far left side of Crow Hill. The wall is just over 30 feet tall, and contains a number of short, moderate leads and one 5.10 top rope. The area is popular with beginners, and the cracks and corners stay wet for quite a while during the spring and after a rain. There is a large gully to the left of the wall where the Midstate Trail goes to the top of the cliffs (and makes for a convenient descent trail from the top of the climbs).

Getting There 

To reach the End Crags from the gravel climber's parking lot, follow the trail to the point where it intersects the wall at the Green Corner and turn left. Scramble up past the cave and down to the End Crags. If approaching from the lower parking lot on the Midstate Trail, the End Crags will be the first wall that you see.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.3 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 1. End Crags

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 1. End Crags:
Tom’s Dilemma   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   
Layback   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 32'   
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Featured Route For 1. End Crags
Rock Climbing Photo: Pine Tree follows the rope.

Pine Tree 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c  Massachusetts : Leominster Area : ... : 1. End Crags
Located about 15 feet right of an alcove with a tree. Look for a short buttress that climbs to a steeper wall at the top and has two trees on the left side. Pine Tree is short, easy line on the right side of the End Crags. Climb a short face to a small stance just below a low angle arete, and then follow the arete to the top. Anchor off trees and walk of to the left following the Midstate Trail back to the base of the wall....[more]   Browse More Classics in Massachusetts

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