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Gunner's Cove Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 100'
Location: 47.5431, -52.6875 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Phil Stennett, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: David Bruneau on Jun 15, 2013
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Crack House Boulder


A relatively long hike to a forest full of boulders. This area is mostly undeveloped and many good problems have yet to see ascents. On the 30 foot tall “Crack House” boulder there are scary highballs and steep cave problems. There are many other good boulders within a 5 minute walk with some high quality, shorter problems. There are at least 20 good boulders in the vicinity, mostly unclimbed.

Getting There 

Park at the Freshwater Bay trailhead. Follow the trail to the bay then along the west shore of the bay to an east coast trail sign that reads “Ft. Amherst”. (~40 minutes) Do not follow the sign, take the right fork in the trail, continuing along the shore of the bay until reaching a sign that reads “Gunner’s Cove” (~10 minutes). Hike along the coast past the first cove along flat rocks, until reaching a large flat boulder with a stream running underneath it. Walk up the stream until the giant boulder presents itself (~3 minutes).

Climbing Season

Weather station 192.1 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',1]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Crack House - Slab

Toprope Problem V6-7 7A+  North America : Canada : ... : Crack House
Climb the middle of the slabby face of the main boulder on micro crimps. Far harder than it looks, and doesn't ease up until you're way up there. Still awaiting a rope free ascent....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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