This is the right scrubby face bisected by a crack (Gomez the Cat
). The rock quality is good, but this face was/is thickly buried in a mixture of moss, lichen, and leaves.
This is right of Turk Face and visible from the path.
Climbing Season For the Cape Ann area.
Weather station 6.0 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Furry Face
Gomez the Cat 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Massachusetts
: Cape Ann
: ... : Furry Face
This is one of Cape Ann's nicer crack climbs! Gomez the Cat is a little reminiscent of Tin Man but milder being lower angle. It follows a gently widening top to bottom crack that goes from incipient seam to off-size fingers. The bottom of the crack is too thin for gear so friction easily up to a nice stance and place pro. This is a sweet, mellow climb named in memory of a sweet, mellow guy and an ideal first lead. The crux might be the opening mantle. The climb has just recently bee...[more] Browse More Classics in Massachusetts