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Pinnacle Area

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Pinnacle Area  


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Elevation: 30'
Location: 42.1984, -71.1087 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007
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Description 

This is a collection of rock here.

The Pinnacle Wall is a small, 20-25 foot tall crag that faces southwest. It has a decent tree above for a toprope anchor. It lies in the north group of crags and is the southernmost of these crags. Long slings are useful here.

L->R:

A. Overeasy, 4
B. Powerfool, 5
C. Fool, 5
C2. No Fare, 4
D. Nonstop, 4
E. Inbound, 5
F. Outbound, 5

The pinnacle and Eliminator Roof have a small set problems that are probably no more than 15 feet tall. This is a tiny area with a neat roof problem. While these are short rocks, a toprope is advisable until you have these wired, especially the Eliminator Roof.

Pinnacle
West Face,
A. West Face, 10
B. Southwest Air, 8 or V1, 20'.
C. South Face, 10

Eliminator Roof
A. Side Eliminator, 8
B. Top Eliminator, 10-

Getting There 

From Hammond Pond Parkway, head north to just short of Beacon St. On the west side of the parkway, there is a small parking area. Paaark. Walk west on the trail. Take the right fork. It is the first crag here.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.3 miles from here

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


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The Pinnacle Boulder.

Southwest Air 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V1 5  MA : Hammond Pond : Pinnacle Area
Up the right side of the Pinnacle face. To the right of the old bolt studs. Technical moves on a near vertical face. Given 5.8 in the Boston Rocks book. Bouldering this line feels like a technical V1....[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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