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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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Submitted By: lee hansche on Jan 13, 2007


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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

Weather station 9.9 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Center Section

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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 PG13     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   
Cold Turkey   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport   
Misdemeanor   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 85'   
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Med Dose Madness 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13  NH : *Rumney : ... : Center Section
I've been wondering about this route but hadn't gotten around to it yet. Just did it today and though it was a bit wet it was sharp enough to keep me on. Overall i thought it was a nice addition but i did feel that it was a bit sketchy going to the chains. It looked like if you blew one of the last moves you could hit the ledge below (like on Bonehead to the left). Thats why I put PG13, post your opinions if you disagree.Climb the mossy slab start as for beginners/ Bonehead Roof. Head straight u...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By lee hansche
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
Sep 11, 2008
As far as I know it is an unfinished project. I would like to know more though.
By Jay Knower
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

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