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Location: NH : Pawtuckaway : Boulder Natural : The Swamp Boulders
By: matthewWallace When: 4 days ago

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Comments: With this area receiving more attention in the past few months, does anyone thing it would be wise to break this area down further? I was thinking into four sections, Swamp Thing Boulder, Mad Hatter Boulder, Stoner Boulder and Chasm Boulder. Any thoughts? Just figured it might be easier to do it now with just a few routes in the database.


Location: NH : Pawtuckaway : Boulder Natural : The Swamp Boulders : Cave Project (V11)
By: matthewWallace When: 5 days ago

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Comments: Where is the 'Stoner Cave'? How do you get there?


Location: NH : Pawtuckaway : Boulder Natural : The Zoo : Let's Call It "levitation" (V6+)
By: matthewWallace When: 5 days ago

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Comments: Did you heel hook out left or right?


Location: NH : Pawtuckaway : Boulder Natural : The Swamp Boulders : The Sail (V4)
By: matthewWallace When: 5 days ago

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Comments: Christian a great find!! This is a very very classy line!


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Black Jack Boulders : The Zig Zag Boulder : Good Morning Midnight (V3+)
By: matthewWallace When: 5 days ago

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Comments: First Recorded Ascent. Rumney's bouldering history can be a bit of a mystery, unless I clean something of tons of loose rock, I assume it might have been cleaned before and just not recorded. So as not to offend anyone I don't take credit for the official FA just the First Recorded Ascent.


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Black Jack Boulders : The Ricochet Boulder : Garden of Your Mind (V5)
By: matthewWallace When: Aug 10, 2014

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Comments: I adjusted my grade to V5 after thinking about it compared to the other 6's around.


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Black Jack Boulders : The Ricochet Boulder : Garden of Your Mind (V5)
By: matthewWallace When: Aug 6, 2014

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Comments: I had originally thought that it might be more along the lines of V5, but after some discussions with friend who have climbed the route or tried it we settled on V6. Climb the monsters lines and compare and lets get a good consensus grade for it!


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Black Jack Boulders : The Ricochet Boulder : Garden of Your Mind (V5)
By: matthewWallace When: Aug 4, 2014

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Comments: Christian glad you liked the route so much, what do you feel grade wise on it? We had a real hard time deciding on one.

When I cleaned this line of it was quite and endeavor. There was a lot of think moss and big chunks of rock in the moss and the crack was jam packed with small rocks that took some tinkering to get out. While I was doing this I started to clean the left most arete on the face Mark mentions above, the top was fairly cleaned off but the face needs a bit more scrubbing, they do l... more >>


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Black Jack Boulders : The Block : Knock Your Block Off (V6)
By: matthewWallace When: Aug 1, 2014

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Comments: I put my suggested changes in via the 'Improve this Page' button, if I get a chance I will try to get some video or at least photos.


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Black Jack Boulders : Spragueasorus Boulder (aka ... : Nowhere Man (V7)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 26, 2014

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Comments: I used a heel on the shelf but I am six feet tall, my shorter friends used a toe as it allowed them to get up high over there leg.


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Black Jack Boulders : Photo
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 26, 2014

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Comments: You are good sir! Great line!!!


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Black Jack Boulders : The Ricochet Boulder : Cilley Old Man (V6)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 25, 2014

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Comments: This is just speculation because I have never climbed 'Groove' but I always though you climbed the groove more directly for 'Groove". 'Old Man' doesn't seem to follow the groove for more than the first move.

MAYBE beta for 'Groove' is go up left hand to the crimp then knee bar and layback up the shallow corner? Not too sure though... Pure speculation.


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Black Jack Boulders : The Zig Zag Boulder : Good Morning Midnight (V3+)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 25, 2014

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Comments: Planning on getting some photos while out there soon, will post them up ASAP, glad you enjoyed the problem!


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Black Jack Boulders : The Zig Zag Boulder : Good Morning Midnight (V3+)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 23, 2014

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Comments: No worries man, it is a pretty fun climb and feels unique to the area because the crux is all about balance and not about pure power, get on it and tell us what you think!


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Black Jack Boulders : Spragueasorus Boulder (aka ... : Nowhere Man (V7)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 9, 2014

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Comments: Jaime, I did the bump beta, that is in the video above. My friend Jonny locked off the small right hand crimp and went left into the good hold using real scrunched up high feet, felt impossible that way being 6 feet tall with a plus one reach...


Location: PA : Mount Gretna : Colflesh Area : Sur La Pointe (V5)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 4, 2014

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Comments: About how far down the hill is this? I tried finding it last time I was in the area with no luck, anyone have a photo?


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Schist Show Boulders (below...
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 2, 2014

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Comments: Cool I will do some work on this in the not too distant future, have some ideas already


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Schist Show Boulders (below... : Shipyard (V1) : Photo
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 2, 2014

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Comments: Yeah I like that name, it can have a nautical theme to all the names too


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Main Parking Lot/Meadows Bo... : The Meadows bouldering : ... : Photo
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 2, 2014

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Comments: Anybody know anything that has been done coming out this roof?


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Main Parking Lot/Meadows Bo... : The Meadows bouldering : Hells Kitchen
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 2, 2014

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Comments: Recently a large tree fell from above this band of rock, knocking down several other trees, leaving this area covered by downfall and unclimbable.


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Main Parking Lot/Meadows Bo... : The Meadows bouldering : ... : Friend Of The Devil (V3)
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 2, 2014

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Comments: This is a fun little wall to climb on, can be a bit sandy but worth a brushing to climb it. Any info on what your routes were Mark?


Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Schist Show Boulders (below... : Shipyard (V1) : Photo
By: matthewWallace When: Jul 2, 2014

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Comments: Mark I posted a route called Shipyard on this boulder, It climbed basically right behind the two big tress and only climbed it to the lip never topped it out. This boulder field has many gems just waiting to be climbed!


Location: NH : Waterville Valley : Welch and Dickie Area : Welch and Dickie Boulders : Lower Bowl : ... : Warmup Wall (V1-2)
By: matthewWallace When: Jun 30, 2014

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Comments: I think the best variation on this face starts on the jugs and makes a fun hard lock off move to a small crimp before meeting up with all the jugs.


Location: NH : Artist's Bluff : Handy Cap Direct (5.12)
By: matthewWallace When: Jun 26, 2014

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Comments: Yeah I think the bolts on this route were updated and new ones drill 8 feet to the left through the steep overhang.


Location: NH : Artist's Bluff : Handy Cap Direct (5.12)
By: matthewWallace When: Jun 25, 2014

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Comments: There is a new line of bolts just to the left of this climb. Does anybody have info about what it is?


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