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The Promised Land Rock Climbing 

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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+).

Getting There 

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

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.1 miles from here

219 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For The Promised Land

One Shot-One Kill V7 7A+  MA : Lynn Woods : ... : Valley Boulders
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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
By Tim McGivern
Aug 18, 2014
I've noticed they started the development (not bouldering problem development...the other kind). Has anyone taken a look at the plans and seen what (if any) land is being set aside for conservation?
By Tim McGivern
Oct 28, 2015
Hopefully folks have noticed that the housing development has begun. I haven't looked at the plans, but I know from looking at Google maps that we've lost some of the boulders listed here.

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