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Rafe's Chasm Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 30'
Location: 42.5768, -70.7024 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chris McNeil on May 13, 2012
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Far side when the tide is coming in


This is a good spot to head to on really hot days. A good sea breeze and full sun all day can be found here. There are several good boulders and a long, deep, wide split in the rock which can be top roped.

Getting There 

Heading east on 127 from Manchester, take a right towards Magnolia on Raymond St. Follow straight through the center of town. A little ways down the road is a parking area for about 6 cars just after a red wooden fense. Follow a trail through the woods to a nice overlook. To the south are a couple small walls and nice boulders. Rafe's Chasm can be seen from the overlook.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.2 miles from here

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Rafe's Chasm 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Massachusetts : Cape Ann : Rafe's Chasm
This is the chasm to the south of the overlook when you first hit the shoreline from the trail that goes through the woods from the parking lot. You can enter in the bottom at low tide or lower in at high tide....[more]   Browse More Classics in Massachusetts

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By Tim McGivern
From: Medford, ma
Aug 16, 2014
Are the boulders across the road already logged somewhere? If not, they should go in here. I took some photos today. Just a need a place to put them.
By Tim McGivern
From: Medford, ma
Aug 17, 2014
The place I was referring to is called Hesperus. I'll add it.

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