A wide variety of short rock climbs close to Boston with a hiking approach through the woods. Most climbs are best top roped but some can be led.
This is the hiking mileage on the Skyline Trail starting from the Shea Ice Rink parking lot.
Destination Distance From Downtown
Climbs range from easy to hard to it's an average difficulty overall.
Time To Complete
The hiking approach makes climbing at Rattlesnake Rocks take most of a day.
Spring, Summer, and Fall
South facing cliffs warm up the climbs, making spring and fall good times. Cool summer days are also nice.
On Leash Only