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BETA PHOTO: Map showing the Alcove area.


Good little area with a bunch of moderates and one hard problem.

Getting There 

Park in the southeast portion of the Site. In the summer you can drive right to these boulders which are just before picnic area 9c. In the winter, you need to park at a gate at the end of the dirt road.

Climbing Season

For the Lincoln Woods area.

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

6 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Alcove:
Frustration Jam   V0-1 4+     Boulder, 10'   Betty Boulder
Sewing Up Avenues with Power Moves   V8-9 7B+     Boulder, 9'   Swamp Thing Boulder
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Featured Route For The Alcove
Frustration Jam

Frustration Jam V0-1 4+  Rhode Island : Lincoln Woods : ... : Betty Boulder
This is the perfect finger crack that splits the Betty Boulder. The guide lists it as V0, but definitely a little harder if you eliminate the big pocket up high on the left and just stick to the crack....[more]   Browse More Classics in Rhode Island

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