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Desperado

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Big Al T,TR 
Bulge, The TR 
Desperado TR 
Left Crack Corner T,TR 
Stage Fright TR 

Desperado Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 25'
Location: 42.67987, -71.13664 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Joe M., Old Timer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007
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Description 

This is a 25-30 foot crag which faces east. There were a couple anchors with chains above.

L->R:
A. Big Al, 9+, 1p, 30', gear or TR.
B. Left Crack Corner, 9+, 1p, 30', gear or TR.
C1. The Bulge, 7+, 1p, TR.
C2. variation, 7, 1p, TR.
DE. Desperado, 6, 1p, TR.
E. Stage Fright, 5, 1p, TR.

Getting There 

This is the 2nd crag you encounter here. It is the 2nd most northernmost crag here.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['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 Desperado

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Desperado:
Stage Fright   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     TR, 1 pitch, 25'   
The Bulge   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 25'   
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Featured Route For Desperado
Rock Climbing Photo: The Bulge follows the left hand toprope.

The Bulge 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Massachusetts : Denrock : Desperado
The Bulge climbs delicately over a small rounded portion of the Desperado face using a quartz dike. Full of balancy moves and strange holds, the route may seem a bit stiff if you are unused to Den Rock's confusing, crappy rock. Start by making a few reachy moves on crimps to gain the dike. Then, pinching crystals and sidepulling awkward crimps, step up to gain the steeper but easier upper section....[more]   Browse More Classics in Massachusetts

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