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Outer Bounds 

YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport
Original:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Erik Mushial 10/91
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Submitted By: lee hansche on Feb 6, 2008

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Starting up Outer Bounds as Jakob worships me

Description 

Newly cleaned and better traveled this climb is now a much more worthwhile endeavor. The spacing of the bolts is a bit less generous than most Rumney climbs though there is enough to keep you safe. I think this adds to the quality of the climb rather than detracting, Excitement factor :)

Interesting friction climbing and edging up to a slanting crack/flake, follow this right then Move back left to a pull over a small roof atop the boulder.

Location 

From left to right this is route #2.

Protection 

3 bolts to an old chain anchor.


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Rock Climbing Photo: Onsighting Outer Bounds
Onsighting Outer Bounds
Rock Climbing Photo: James heading up along the seam
James heading up along the seam
Rock Climbing Photo: Me at the top. Run-out between second and third bo...
Me at the top. Run-out between second and third bo...

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By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
Sep 25, 2009
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Although this area gets very little attention I headed out here today, it was awesome, I actually highly suggest this route. But be warned it needs some cleaning... ok maybe a lot of cleaning...
By James Maki
From: Boston, MA
Oct 7, 2010
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I agree with Matthew that this route is fantastic, but I disagree that it needs cleaning. This climb is fantastic for the grade with plentiful and amazing feet which the lichen, rather than detracting from the climb, makes it much more enjoyable.
By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
Oct 7, 2010
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

I agree the lichen does indeed make it fun, I think I'm just spoiled by the normally really clean rock at Rumney. It is a fun adventure though.
By Eli Buzzell
From: Lives in a 4runner
May 10, 2015
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This is a Boundary Rock classic! ;)

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