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J Wall (aka L Face)

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Ladder Line TR 
Layback T,TR 
Lurch TR 
Transfusion (or Teepee Left Hand Finish?) TR 

J Wall (aka L Face)  

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Elevation: 100'
Location: 42.24444, -71.03543 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007
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This is a very nice wall with a terrific layback, which can be led. There is a fair bit of loose rock above this face. There is a large ring anchor 10 feet back from the edge of the face on right side. There is a large ring anchor 15 feet back from the edge on the left side. There is a bolt near the top of Layback. To its right is the M Face.


A1. Transfusion, 9, 1p, 25', TR.
A2. Teepee traverse, 9
A3A2. Teepee, 8+
B1A2. Teepee Variation, 7
B2. Tepee Erect, 10+
B3. Lurch, 7+, 1p, 50', TR.
CB3. Lurch Direct, 10
D. Ladder Line, 10 or 11, 1p, 50', TR.
E1. Layback, 6, 1p, 50', gear or TR.
E2. Outside Chance, 10
F1. Manic Depressive, 8
F2. Balance, 4
G. Graffitti (unfinished?), 12?
H. More, 9

Getting There 

This area is the area just left of the Granite Rail Quarry. It lies just left of the striking face/prow of the M Face.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.8 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for J Wall (aka L Face):
Layback   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Lurch   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Ladder Line   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For J Wall (aka L Face)
KC leading Ladder Line. Circa 1985.

Ladder Line 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  MA : Quincy Quarries : J Wall (aka L Face)
This is one of the best route in the Quarries. It has nice, steepish climbing and is quite sustained cruxes at the top and bottom.Crank out the start 5.11, then move right a little, straight up past a tough laybacky section on face holds to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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By patrick donahue
From: Gunnison, Colorado
Mar 16, 2011
Does any one know if graffiti has seen a complete finish without using the two bolted hand holds?
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