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Scotland Boulder aka Haystack Boulder

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Scotland Boulder aka Haystack Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 42.7815, -70.9222 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Mike Veazey on Apr 9, 2012
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Description 

Perhaps this is the Northernmost bouldering in Massachusetts? A single, large, granite block offers a multitude of problems and eliminates in the V0-V3 range up to 15 feet in height.

Getting There 

The boulder is located on the southern edge of Newburyport just off Route I-95. Take I-95 to Exit 56. From the south, take a right off the off-ramp onto Scotland Road. From the North, take a left off the off-ramp onto Scotland Road. Take Scotland Road just a few hundred yards to a small dirt parking lot on the right (just across the street from the State Police). There is a sign for the Downfall Wildlife Management Area. Follow the trail from the sign 200 yards into the woods to the boulder. You can't miss it!

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 3.6 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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


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BETA PHOTO: Problem on the South side (steep right side when w...
Rock Climbing Photo: View from the short approach.
BETA PHOTO: View from the short approach.
Rock Climbing Photo: Problem on the Southeast side. Low undercling up t...
BETA PHOTO: Problem on the Southeast side. Low undercling up t...

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By Jwhite
Apr 30, 2014
Hey guys, this glacial eradic is called Haystack Boulder, and there is also another boulder with 2 easy problems hidden in the low brush area to the right.