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Purgatory Chasm

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About Purgatory Chasm:

Crag, Face Crack climbing. Mixed and intermediate Grades.Average height- 70 ft, Granite. Must have a permit(this permit is free) to climb, very cool and shady because of the walls on both sides. Walls tend to be a bit dirty though. Lots of climbs and funcaves and caverns to explore too. There are bats in the cracks that like to pop out when you stick your hand in some of them.
Nearest town or city: Sutton
Directions: from Lowell/Billerica 495 S to Mass Pike West. Take Route 146 South as described below.
From points west, Mass Pike East to 146 South then as below
From points west, Mass Pike west to 146 South etc etc...
From South 146 North from Providence
Once on Route 146, (from 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.

Alternative route from Worcester area: go down 395 to exit 4a toward Sutton. Stay on Sutton Ave. and there will be a side road and there will be a sign that says Purgatory Chasm then it's down on the right. From Milford/Holliston: Rte 16 West through Uxbridge to rte 146 North, then 146 as above. From Providence and points south, follow Rt. 146 north into Sutton, take exit for "Purgatory Rd." Follow signs up the hill, Chasm will be on your left.
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Access Issues: CLimbing is allowed only on weekdays and saturdays. NO sundays or holidays.
Camping: Pay
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No Replies New Access Issues for Purgatory Chasm RudyB 0 Oct 29 2010, 7:41 AM