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Ship's Prow  

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Elevation: 15'
Location: 42.1392, -71.0234 View Map  Incorrect?
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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 Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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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The Ship's Prow 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  MA : Rattlesnake Rocks : Ship's Prow
This is probably the most classic and iconic route at Rattlesnake Rocks other than the Six Pack Roof. An easier variation exits the right side of the feature at 5.4. More exposed than it looks up top, easier climbing down below leads to an insecure reach and highstep left to a lieback up the exit crack, earning the route's 5.7 grade. Like many of the classic routes at Rattlesnake, this route will feel a grade harder for those with short arms....[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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