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Crag 1 aka Pinnacle Rock

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Lotsa Pockets T,TR 
Madcap TR 
O.H.C. TR 
Short Job TR 
So Fine TR 

Crag 1 aka Pinnacle Rock Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 25'
Location: 42.4394, -71.0785 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Joe M., Old Timer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007  with updates from Curtis Tripp and 1 more
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Description 

This crag is probably the 3rd tallest of these rocks at 25 feet tall and faces north It has some decent climbing.

L->R:
A. OHB, 8.
B. Short Job, 7-8, 1p, 25', TR.
C. So Fine, 8-9, 1p, 25', TR.
D. Easy Overhang, 6-7, 1p, 25', TR.
E. Delirium, 9.
F. Crag 1 Slab, 8.
GF. Alternate start to Crag 1 Slab, 6.
H. Offwidth, 7.
I. Black Hole, 2.
J. Fern, 3 (can extend).
K. Facelift, 3.
L. Quick Descent, 0.
M. Lotsa Pockets, 3, 1p, 35', TR or gear.
N. Beginner's Class, 4.
O. Madcap, 4-6, 1p, 35', TR.
PO. Madcap Direct, 10.
Q. Unknown, 12.
R. O.H.C., 7-8, 1p, 35', TR. photo
S. One More Time, 7.
T. The Golden Road (traverse), 10.

To the right are some boulder problems.

Per Curtis Tripp: this crag has been noted as Pinnacle Rock on a DCR Middlesex Fells trail map.

Getting There 

This is the first crag you will encounter from the parking area. Head along the trail, go right at the first fork. Look right.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 0.8 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['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]


Featured Route For Crag 1 aka Pinnacle Rock

Lotsa Pockets 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a  Massachusetts : Middlesex Fells : ... : Crag 1 aka Pinnacle Rock
Climb through the crack to the right of the blocky Quick Descent route. Trend right toward the tallest part of the cliff. The upper slab section has thinner moves, but there is no noticeable crux - just easy climbing. Finish at the main/upper ledge and descend through the Descent Chimney.You can also extend the climb by scrambling up the blocky face that sits atop the main ledge. Enjoy the view of Boston!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Massachusetts

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