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The Alcove  

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Submitted By: andyscott on Nov 10, 2009

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The Little alcove has some good problems. One of the best is the Alcove Problem.

Getting There 

Looking at the Calvary Boulder turn around and walk down the hill and back up the next hill. The alcove should be our your left. When you see it, you will understand why it is called The Alcove.

Climbing Season

For the Cavalry Boulder Field aka Gymnasium aka Playground area.

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

10 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Alcove :
Glorious    V3 6A     Boulder, 8'   
Alcove Direct    V3-4 6A+     Boulder   
Whacky   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   
Great    V4+ 6B+     Boulder, 8'   
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Featured Route For The Alcove
Ben on Alcove Direct.

Alcove Direct V3-4 6A+  MA : Cape Ann : ... : The Alcove
Start as for the Alcove Problem, but after matching on the sloper, climb straight up on positive holds. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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By andyscott
From: Massachusetts
May 24, 2011
Besides for the problems The Rainbow and The Alcove Problem, I did not realize how softly I previously graded all the other problems in this area after a visit today. The problems have more reasonable grades now.
By Derek Sullivan
May 25, 2011
It's easy to get into "gym mode". You're a strong kid. Outdoor is just different. Send me a message, I want a Lynn Woods tour. Climb strong.
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