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The Promised Land

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The Promised Land 

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Submitted By: Old Timer on Mar 27, 2011
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The Promised Land is exactly as it sounds. At least 200 boulder problems exist on 10 to 20 foot granite blocks. This area has a high density of problems in the V4-V8 range, and there is still a ton of development awaiting for problems in the V0 to V2 range. This area was discovered by Lynn Woods legend Bob Parrot and is essentially comprised of about 40 different collections of boulders which are all a short walk from each other. Classics include: Ridge Runner (V2), Proud Mary Arete (V4), The Maze (V6), Egg Hunt (V6), A Clear Mind (V8), and The Dream (V8+).

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Contact Pete or Andy for a tour as access is a little shaky.

219 Total Routes

['4 Stars',17],['3 Stars',49],['2 Stars',116],['1 Star',37],['Bomb',0]

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Chalk the Line V7+ 7A+  MA : Lynn Woods : ... : Chalk the Line Boulder
Sit start with bad holds and feet and gain a pod in the crack with difficulty. Climb out the right seam/crack or break left after gaining the pod. It is V4+ from the stand....[more]   Browse More Classics in MA

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By andyscott
From: Massachusetts
Mar 28, 2011

I got out here this past weekend for the first time and was simply amazed at the large number of problems and concentration of boulders in one small area. Bob Parrot is a legend for finding this place, and it's all quality. It would not be posted if it wasn't. Some really nice granite.

By Vince Schaefer
From: Boston, MA
Dec 26, 2011

Any chance you guys want to put up some actual location beta to these stones?? Some of us are quite familiar with Lynn Woods and would love to check out all these! Thanks!

By Old Timer
From: North Andover MA
Dec 30, 2011

PM me and you should be all set. Thanks. Old Timer