This is a small area, that is still young in terms of development. It holds some incredible projects and a few established gems. The rock is a combination of gneiss and schist, making for some truly unique features and textures, sort of like a combination of rumney and great barrington rock.
Take Route 2 west to Charlemont MA, a few minutes after going through the downtown take a right onto Zoar Rd., and follow it 5-10 minuntes until you reach Zoar Picnic Area and Campground. Park on the right in a large parking lot.
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 2.4 miles from here
29 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Charlemont
Fathoms and Fathoms V10 7C+ MA
: The Riverblock
Fathoms and Fathoms climbs the big, overhung dihedral on the Gap Wall. Start standing on a big jug on the detached block below the overhang. Pull into the corner, and get a kneebar. Grab the sloping edge halfway up the face with your right hand, and do the crux, which involves doing a move from the left hand slopey pinch, to the big right hand pinch. Top out straight up....[more] Browse More Classics in MA