The Overlook Rock Climbing
To the NW of The Playground, this is a small, less-significant crag in the Rattlesnake Rocks area. It seems almost ignorable. It is a scattered collection of rocks. Nonetheless, it is listed here for completions sake. There is a roof here that may or may not have been climbed yet.
A. Old Timey Climb variation, 10+
B1. Old Timey Climb
, 7 PG-13, 1p, 40', gear or TR.
B2. The Caretaker
, 6 R, 1p, 40', gear or TR.
C. One Step Beyond, 7
D. Hamburger Helper, 10
EF. Practice Slab Direct, 7
F. Practice Slab
, 4, 1p, 40', gear or TR.
G. unknown, ?
H. Bottomless Contact, 8
I. Cape Eternity, 9+
J. Cape Eternity Variation, 8
K. Pigs Eye, 9+
LM. Monday Morning Slab Direct, 8
M. Monday Morning Slab
, 3, 1p, 60', gear or TR.
N. Hidden Climb, 6
O. Snowdrift Slide
, 3, 1p, 35', TR.
To get here, drive I-3/SE Expressway to exit 8, go to Wampatuck Rd, towards Chickatawbut Rd. Park on the N side of the road past Bunker Hill Quarry. Walk back E and find a dirt road on top of an embankment covering a pipeline. Faint trails break off to the right.
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 4.4 miles from here
5 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For The Overlook
Monday Morning Slab 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Massachusetts
: Rattlesnake Rocks
: The Overlook
The start to the immediate left of the vertical face is the crux. Make a high step onto the slabby ledge and duck your head under the protruding side of the slabby block (this is the beginning of the left-facing dihedral). Follow a finger crack and pass some horizontal slots - both will take gear. Step onto a steeper slab where some friction moves are required. Climb past the top corner of the slabby block (end of left-facing dihedral), and stay right. You can continue straight (or slightly righ...[more] Browse More Classics in Massachusetts