Boulders Behind the Main Parking Lot/Visitor Center Rock Climbing
Can't remember if this was Pac-man or Biscuit.
These boulders are spread out on the East side of the Notch (Mt. Mansfield side), and are directly behind the visitor center, bathrooms, and main parking lot.
Within this densely packed area of boulders lives the highest concentration of quality problems in the Notch. Screaming highballs (General Patton's Arete--V3), to short, stubby core-intensive problems (Fishman--V5), to classics (Pac-Man--V3/4); this area can keep you busy for quite a while. Many of the problems in this area dry out quickly due to the elevation and exposure.
Navigating the maze of boulders and caves can be a little frustrating, so find a local to give you the proper tour.
Top of Mountain Road (108). Park at the Main Lot with the bathrooms next to it. The boulders begin directly in front of the lot/visitor center.
Weather station 1.9 miles from here
61 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',35],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Boulders Behind the Main Parking Lot/Visitor Center
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Boulders Behind the Main Parking Lot/Visitor Center:
Featured Route For Boulders Behind the Main Parking Lot/Visitor Center
The Green Egg (aka "Green Mountain Gringo") V6- 7A
: Smugglers Notch
: ... : Green Cave
Start low on the large rail system and work your way out into a pocket that allows you to pull onto some crimps and left into another rail system before topping out. This line is kind of highball and a little spicy. Supposedly the line that John Sherman did, "The Green Egg", tops out more directly and does not traverse quite as far left as "Green Mountain Gringo" (which is the obvious exit) and bumps the grade up to V6/7 however I personally think it is a bit contrived to think of these as two s...[more] Browse More Classics in VT
The Outhouse Arete (I think)
The Cave Problem on the left and The Top Rope Prob...
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