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The Alcove Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Joe M. on Jan 7, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Topo from my old guidebook.


Good little area with a bunch of moderates and one hard problem.

Getting There 

Park in the southeast portion of the Site. In the summer you can drive right to these boulders which are just before picnic area 9c. In the winter, you need to park at a gate at the end of the dirt road.

Climbing Season

For the Lincoln Woods area.

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Alcove

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Alcove:
Frustration Jam   V0-1 4+     Boulder, 10'   Betty Boulder
Sewing Up Avenues with Power Moves   V8+ 7B+     Boulder, 9'   Swamp Thing Boulder
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Rock Climbing Photo: First ascent of Shufflin' Off to Buffalo

Shufflin' Off to Buffalo V4 6B  Rhode Island : Lincoln Woods : ... : Hole in One Boulder
Start sitting on left side of boulder with a sloping pocket for your left and a small crimp sidepull for your right. Feet on very small holds, move up and right to the high point....[more]   Browse More Classics in Rhode Island

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