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Crack Boulder Area

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Crack Boulder Area  


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Description 

These scattered boulders lie on either side of the trail between the junction and the Pinnacle Boulder. The Crack Boulder, the first you'll encounter is home to the beautiful and aptly named Crack of Pain and the classic, powerful Stainless Steel. The Karma Boulder is visible across a short marsh on the left side of the trail past the Crack Boulder and only has one established climb. To the left of the Karma Boulder and at the end of the small marsh is the Sorority Boulder with a fine collection of problems.

Getting There 

From the junction, head straight and skip the turn to the Swirley Boulder. The trail bends left and you'll run into the Crack Boulder. The trail heads right and up a small hill. In a few seconds you'll see the Karma Boulder over the small marsh. The Sorority Boulder is about 100' left of Karma.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.4 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',2],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',3],['V8-9',1],['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 Crack Boulder Area:
Kappa Delta   V0 4     Boulder   
Easily Excited    V1 5     Boulder, 6'   
Crack of Pain   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   
Crack Arete   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   
Delta Delta Delta   V3 6A     Boulder   
Bake Sale   V4 6B     Boulder   
Stainless Steel   V8 7B     Boulder, 15'   
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Featured Route For Crack Boulder Area
Nuria, ages ago on this classic problem.

Kappa Delta V0 4  NH : Pawtuckaway : ... : Crack Boulder Area
Awesome overhanging arching arete climb.Heel hook, slap and haul your butt up this classic line. I wish this climb was 100 feet long...Topout on huge jugs!...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By Noah Doherty
From: Nashua, NH
Sep 15, 2012
Does anyone know what the slab is? It was really fun.