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"Exercize Buttress" 
"Steeple" Face 
A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste 
Almost Cut My Hair 
College Rock Chimney Buttress 
College Rock Traverse 
Exersize Left to the Reader 
It's Late September 
Mantle 
Militant Right 
More Money 
My Mind Is A Blank 
Send Money 
Spring Vacation (College Rock Chimney) 
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Main Crag 


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Elevation: 70'
Location: 42.1167, -71.2998 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This wide band of rock hosts the majority of climbing here. It is easy to get on top from either end.

L->R (N->S):
A. Donít Know Much About Biology, 7
B. Not On My Face, You Donít, 8
C. Donít Stop Till You See The Whites of My Eyes, 9
D. Little Devil, 11
E. A Mind is A Terrible Thing to Waste, 9
E2. Wasted, 10-
F. The Militant Left, 11
G. The Militant Right, 10
H. Pop Test, 8
I. Almost Cut My Hair, 9+
J1. Barber Pole, 11+
J2. Itís Late September, 9+
K. Kidstuff, 11+
L. Final Exam, 12
M. My Mind Is A Blank, 11 nice shot
N. Filliní The Blank, 11
O. Techno-Dweeb, 10
P. Spring Vacation (College Rock Chimney), 0
Q1. Send Money, 8
Q2. More Money, 7
R. Roadtrip, 7
S. All Holds Barred, 11
T. "Exercize Buttress", 5, 1p, TR.
U. "Steeple" Face, 9-, 1p, TR.
V. Exercise Left To The Reader, 9+, 1p, 35', gear or TR. bottom row, 3rd photo
W1. Flunked Again, 10
W2. Extra Points, 10+
X. Nerds, 8
Y. Jocks, 6
Z. Preppies, 6
AA. Seven Sisters, 4
BB. Mike Doonesbury Returns, 7
CC. Mal-Triculation, 5
DD. Mantle, V3

Apparently, the traverse has been done, 11 or V3.


Getting There 

From the parking area, hike south along the dirt road maybe 50-100 yards. Look to the east/right.


14 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',5],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Main Crag:
More Money   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     TR, 1 pitch, 25'   
Send Money   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     TR, 1 pitch, 32'   
Militant Right   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Exersize Left to the Reader   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 35'   
Almost Cut My Hair   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a     TR, 1 pitch, 35'   
My Mind Is A Blank   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 25'   
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Featured Route For Main Crag
Brendan on My Mind is Blank.

My Mind Is A Blank 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a  MA : College Rock : Main Crag
My Mind Is A Blank is definitely the proudest climb on the main cliff of CR.This route takes on the proud, scantly featured face beneath a looming roof. Climb good edges and crimp in tiny slots to static or dyno (dyno may be easier as the edges get polished) to the massive horizontal. From there use small pockets and slopers to position your self under the roof. Get your feet high and gun for the good jug at the lip, then crank to a small slopey slot and finish. If you were to lead the route, t...[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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A close up shot of some of the scrubbed Graffiti.
A close up shot of some of the scrubbed Graffiti.
One of the bigger areas of graffiti.
One of the bigger areas of graffiti.
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