Big Quarry aka "Tadpole Quarry" Rock Climbing
The best part of topping out is jumping off... jak...
This place can get a little crazy at times. I have narrowly escaped getting in fights with drunk dudes (and a crazy chick) more than once. I could tell you stories, but I won't because I'm here to talk about climbing. So here is the deal:
Cliffs up to 40+ feet that host a handful of lines. The water isn't as clear as the little quarry but the cliffs are bigger and that's just cool. I put up a line up the highest part of the cliff about 10 years ago i later called it The Grim (hard to grade but I'd say 5.11) this is still my favorite climb there. There are a few others as well but i don't think any have names yet.
Come here have some fun. Chill out on the county seat, a cool pile of rocks overlooking concord and the surrounding area. Just give the drunk locals some room and you will be fine.
more to come
Climbing Season For the Southern NH and Seacoast area.
Weather station 4.3 miles from here
7 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Big Quarry aka "Tadpole Quarry"
The Grim 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c New Hampshire
: Southern NH and Seacoast
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This is the longest sustained route to be done yet at the quarries... The first time i climbed it i was terrified and adrenaline played a big part in the ascent... I want back and did it again and though it was still nerve racking it should be safe if you land feet first...Climb straight up under "the cunt" (thats one of the jumps) to a little ledge, try to dry off then head left toward the corner on little edges to a good top out.... A hold broke about 2/3 of the way up but it didnt look like i...[more] Browse More Classics in New Hampshire
BETA PHOTO: Here is a map of some of the established climbs...
looking down at jakob after a good fall... the wat...
jakob chillin on the ledge where you can dry off a...
Casey opening up a new line...
jakob again... sorry... hes the only one who was c...
Jakob workin it out on The Grim...
|Comments on Big Quarry aka "Tadpole Quarry"
By lee hansche
From: goffstown, nh
Jan 25, 2010
I just trew in some routes so people know what is here... The names and grades are just what came to mind... i did all of these routes soaking wet without shoes so if you TR the line it may feel different... feed back on names and grades would be great...