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Children's Slab

Children's Slab  


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Location: 42.6354, -70.7119 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Old Timer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: jim.dangle on Jan 15, 2013
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BETA PHOTO: Children's Slab is the area within the yellow oval...

Description 

This is pretty large low angle slab in the Northeast corner of the reservation. The rock is high quality Cape Ann granite. Although a large area, the angle is so low that the climbing is barely fifth class.

This would be a great place for taking younger kids climbing for the the first time though.

Getting There 

Park on Bray St. at the lot near the mini-crag, and then walk in keeping to the left. The path should lead up over bridge and along a ridge that runs roughly parallel to Concord St. The large slab heads down to the right. The ridge is a pretty well-defined feature (and should be obvious) is near by.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.0 miles from here


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By Chris McNeil
From: Essex, MA
Feb 27, 2013
This slab is certainly pretty low grade. Marty's dog onsight, free soloed one of the routes, but it is certainly a fun location if you are new to soloing to get your head solid. Nice clean, sunny, longgg slab.