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Purgatory Chasm - Sutton, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member RIclimber
N 42° 07.768 W 071° 42.920
19T E 275570 N 4667719
Quick Description: Purgatory Chasm in Sutton, MA. The Chasm is about .25 mile in length, with sheer rock walls rising as high as seventy feet in some places.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/30/2009 3:46:43 PM
Waymark Code: WM7TAZ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member RIclimber
Views: 14

Long Description:
Directions: From Route 146, (either north or south) follow to "Purgatory Rd." exit. From North turn right off the ramp, from South turn left, and follow straight up the hill, Chasm is on your left.
You must get a permit to climb! No climbing on Sundays.
There are three main spots to climb- Lovers leap, Devils Pulpit, and the 'Divine Comedy' wall, the rest of the walls tend to be a bit dirty.
Number of named routes: 10-20

Approximate height of the cliff: 60

Website: [Web Link]

Park Website: [Web Link]

Type of climbing: Top Rope & Trad Lead (gear)

Toprope Anchors: Trees

Range of difficulty: 5.5 - 5.12

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

Public Viewpoint: Not Listed

Is there camping or a hotel nearby?: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
Post at least one photo of the climbing area, a photo of climbers on the wall is a bonus.
If you're a climber, a list of what gear you used would be helpful.
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