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The Escoheag Boulder

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The Escoheag Boulder 


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Elevation: 15'
Location: 41.5848, -71.7537 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: M Sprague, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: M Sprague on Feb 24, 2012
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BETA PHOTO: Another view of the Escoheag Boulder

Description 

The Escoheag Boulder is a 15' tall beautiful erratic, a three minute hike from the car, past the pavilion. The front side as you approach is a steep face flaring back from a shallow arete running up the middle, with quartz stripes diagonally running across. Around back to the left the angle lessons, but under the lichen you will find a few good easier lines. Right of the quartz face overhangs and has some difficult mantle potential.


Getting There 

To get to the Escoheag Boulder, take a wide unmarked trail directly off the end of the cul de sac, not the white dot trail, but one that starts to the right. Follow this and pass just to the right of the pavilion. Continue on another minute and you should see the 15 foot tall boulder in front of you.



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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Escoheag Boulder:
Quartz Face   V2 5+     Boulder   
Arete Sit   V7 7A+     Boulder   
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Escoheag Boulder, front - topo
BETA PHOTO: Escoheag Boulder, front - topo
Escoheag Boulder - west side
BETA PHOTO: Escoheag Boulder - west side
The back side of the Escoheag Boulder. Underneath the lichen are lots of nice holds and easier routes  than the front.
The back side of the Escoheag Boulder. Underneath ...
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