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Snacktime Crag

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Snacktime Crag 


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Elevation: 30'
Location: 42.1985, -71.1095 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Old Timer, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Jan 14, 2007
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Description 

This is the northernmost crags within the MDC property. It is probably only 25 feet tall and it faces west. It nearly abuts the private property and has a chain link fence on its left side.

L->R:

A. Twinkie, 6, 1p, 20', TR.
B. Yodel, 5, 1p, 20', TR.
C. Devil Dog, 6, 1p, 20', TR.
D. Oreo, 7, 1p, 20', TR.


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 third crag here.


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Featured Route For Snacktime Crag
The start of "Devil Dog" at Snacktime Crag. This photo shows the left half of the pentagonal rock chunk. Climb up the easy ledge, to the bulge of rock above, which throws you off balance. Make your way up over the bulge (I mantled) and you get to a short but shear face with small crimps.

Devil Dog 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  MA : Hammond Pond : Snacktime Crag
The crux is above the pentagonal-shaped rock where you start. Getting up on top of that is awkward, because the rock above it bulges out a little, pushing you off balance. I got over this bulgy area by mantling. It was not easy! I'm short (5 foot) - taller people may find it easier.Once you're over the bulge, you'll be standing on a nice, wide ledge facing a sheared rock face with small crimps on it. I've been told there are decent holds higher up there, but I just pulled myself up high enough t...[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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