Rock climbing in New England is like one of those mouth-watering penny-candy stores I used to hang out in as a kid. We don’t have the really big stuff — no looming 14,000-foot peaks, no El Capitans.
But we have a little bit of everything, and the best of it is enough to challenge the best climbers and boulder enthusiasts out there.
“The more I climb across the country, the more I realize how special climbing in New England is,” said Tim Kemple, an accomplished climber, photographer, and author of “A Bouldering Guide to Pawtuckaway State Park in New Hampshire.”
“Where else in the country can you drive two hours, in any direction, and be at different types of areas with so many different types of climbing? You can pick your adventure on any given day, or any given weekend.”