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Summary

Large swaths of igneous rock litters Eastern Massachusetts. Many climbing areas consist of the famous Roxbury Puddingstone, Cambridge Argillite, and other conglomerates. Sharp, flaky, and weathered.

Description

Greater Boston is the metropolitan region of New England encompassing the municipality of Boston, the capital of the U.S. state of Massachusetts and the most populous city in New England, as well as its surrounding areas. The region forms the northern arc of the US northeast megalopolis and is home to much climbing history dating back well into the early twentieth century.

Access issues

Many of the popular climbing areas in the Boston area lie in protected state parks and urban wildlife areas. Some are even conserved by special interest groups dedicated to preserving the history of climbing in the area. In and around the city, there are many walls and boulders that lie on semi-private and questionable land. Use your best judgement and follow your guides.

Areas

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Style
Routes
Ticks
Height
Grades
1,216
21
13ft
178
160
30ft
6
 Rock climbing,  Bouldering and other styles
57
7
23ft
 Bouldering,  Top roping and other styles
222
151
13ft
1
Den Rock Crag
 Trad climbing,  Top roping and other styles
19
5
23ft
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0
0
10
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1,112
37
13ft
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0
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Gym Exxcel Gym Gym
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0
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Gym MetroRock #1 Gym
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0
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Gym MetroRock #2 Gym
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0
0

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