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Moby Rising 
Splitting Headache 


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Many boulders strewn throughout the woods east of the hiking trail. Bouldering ranges from sit-start mini's to high-ball 40' TR problems.
The area is still in its infancy, but has ~80 problems. Most are V0-V4, with a few harder lines up to V8.
Primitive camping is available near the bouldering area.

Getting There 

Once you are at the Crane Mountain Trailhead Parking lot, access is easy and short. A two minute walk up a path leads from the end of the wooden fence to the first boulder, the Splitting Headache.

Climbing Season

For the Crane Mountain area.

Weather station 6.5 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Boulderwoods
Follow crack from left to right.

Chuck Norris Traverse V3-4 6A+  NY : Adirondacks : ... : Splitting Headache
The right-rising crack across the south face of the boulder is the obvious prize. Short folks have to leap to start (or manage the *much* harder sit-start); after that it's a foot-smearing pumpy traverse with the greatest difficulty 6' from the end. Having managed all this, pull around the corner and scramble easily up the boulder to the top...[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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