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Castle Rock, Marblehead

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Castle Rock, Marblehead  

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These are beautiful rocks right on the ocean. The rock quality is good, not soft or loose. It varies from juggy, jagged holds up away from the water to slopers on the wet side. The climbs are short, but there are multiple traverse possibilities.

Getting There 

Park along Ocean avenue and walk down Castle Rock Lane. Most of the climbs are down the stone stairs, some are up on the main rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.6 miles from here

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Topping out. Two spotters needed in case of a fall...

Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride V3-4 6A+  MA : Castle Rock, Marblehead
Once you go down the stairs in to the boulder area, walk in a ways. It is hidden to the left. You will see chalk.Start low on two crimps up to an open hand and a large jug side pull, then dyno to a top hold, walk over left to a slope hold, and top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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By Nicholas Holsapple
Oct 31, 2014
Hey everyone,

This place is quite under-developed. If that is the case, I have three new routes to post from last night including a crack climb. If anyone has any other beta that is unavailable, please post - otherwise these seem like first ascents which I can post routes, grades, locations, beta, and photos.

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