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Glass House Rock Climbing 


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Location: 42.32416, -71.17395 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Cryptic C62 on Nov 17, 2014
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BETA PHOTO: The Glass House Boulder.

Description 

The rock type is conglomerate puddingstone, similar in texture to the rest of Hammond Pond. Expect the occasional dogwalker or tottering octogenarian, but other climbers are a rare sight.

Getting There 

From the parking lot near the Alcove, walk along the pond towards the main toproping wall. Just before you reach the wall, turn left and hike up a somewhat steep hill. This will take you into a corridor, with trees and scattered boulders on either side. Glass House is the prominent boulder on the left side of the corridor.

Climbing Season

For the Alcove Area area.

Weather station 3.0 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['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',2],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Glass House
Rock Climbing Photo: Hips Don't Lie with start hold marked.

Hips Don't Lie V0 4  Massachusetts : Hammond Pond : ... : Glass House
Sit start with both hands on a solid right-facing edge. One tall move up to a good knob, then the rest is your typical Hammond Pond topout....[more]   Browse More Classics in Massachusetts

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By Tim McGivern
From: Medford, ma
Apr 12, 2017
It is great these boulders are getting logged. Claiming a FA on anything at Hammond Pond is silly. This boulder was climbed looooong ago. Probably as a warm up. Thanks for logging it though!

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