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Ship's Prow Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 15'
Location: 42.1392, -71.0234 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Old Timer, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007
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This is a nice little chunk of rock with an obvious prow. It has a bunch of fun lines for you on excellent rock. The namesake route is a really fun low-end moderate that will have you smiling. It actually lies just north of Wampatuck Rd. It is approached via hiking up the dirt road a short way, then breaking off right on the first faint trail, heading E for a ways. It lies just N of Burger Boulder. Descend to the R.

A. Layback and Relax, 5
B. Jams of Joy, 5
C. Slicer, 7
D. Wet Crack, 8

E. Hot Shot, 8
F. Miscegenation, 10+
G. Rainbow Coalition, 11+, 1p, 30', TR.
H. White Face, 5 with vars to 8
I. Mulatto Arete, 11
J. Black Wall, 10, 1p, 28', bolts or TR.
K1. Upper Black Wall, 9
K2. Double Chimney, 5
L. Simple Stuff, 5
M. Reign of Terror, 9/10, 1p, 25', TR.
N1. Ship’s Prow, 7, 1p, 20', gear or TR. center shot
N2. Ship’s Prow Starboard, 4

Getting There 

To get here, drive I-3/SE Expressway to exit 8, go to Wampatuck Rd, towards Chickatawbut Rd. Park on the N side of the road past Bunker Hill Quarry. Walk back E and find a dirt road on top of an embankment covering a pipeline. Faint trails break off to the right.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 4.8 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Ship's Prow:
The Ship's Prow   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 20'   
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