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Beginner's Route T 
Bolt Line S 
Bonehead Roof S 
Cold Turkey S 
Hippos on Parade S 
Hold Me aka The Move S 
Lies and Propaganda S 
Med Dose Madness S 
Misdemeanor S 
Mom's Pancake  S 
Rhino Bucket S 
Tunnel Zone T 

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Description 

The center section of the meadows area... Roughly from Lies and Propaganda (5.9) to Rhino Bucket (5.10a)...


Getting There 

see directions on main meadows page...


Climbing Season


12 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',5],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Center Section:
Beginner's Route   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Bolt Line   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Hippos on Parade   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport   
Lies and Propaganda   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Rhino Bucket   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Med Dose Madness   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Sport   
Misdemeanor   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 85'   
Cold Turkey   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport   
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An unknown climber on Attack of Life which, now that it's bolted and changed slightly I think is known as Hippos on Parade.... Either way this is the route to the left of Lies....

Hippos on Parade 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  NH : Rumney : ... : Center Section
Better than Lies and Propaganda...at least in my humble opinion.This line starts just left of Lies and Propaganda and climbs straight up on decent holds, making some fun moves that are a great lead at the grade and a good warm-up too.The crux is making an airy move left on big holds then pulling the rest of the buldge....[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By lee hansche
Administrator
From: goffstown, nh
Sep 10, 2008

What is the bolted line between cold turkey and lies and propaganda... many years ago i talked to someone who was projecting it but i never heard of it getting done... anyone know?

By Ladd Raine
Administrator
From: Plymouth, NH
Sep 11, 2008

As far as I know it is an unfinished project. I would like to know more though.

By Jay Knower
Administrator
From: Campton, NH
Sep 13, 2008

It was a forgotten project for many years, but I think it has been sent. I think it's called "Hold Me" and goes at 13a or so. I heard this second hand, so this may or may not be correct.

By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
Apr 6, 2009

Jay I talked to a local about this route he said it was infact called Hold Me and went at 13a he didnt know who did the route. I figured a second opinion was good to confirm this...

By JamieRe
From: Providence, RI
Apr 27, 2012

In the book its called "The Move" goes at 13a