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The Block Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: matthewWallace on Mar 27, 2013


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34° | 22°

39° | 35°

43° | 31°

40° | 25°
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Host to a few good problems with room for a lot more potential on this boulder and the one just to it's right. The climbing is concentrated on the first face you see when walking up the trail, but take your time and scrub something and you will find many new routes.

Getting There 

From the left side of the Umbrella Boulder walk up a faint trail until you reach this boulder, its hard to miss as it is normally fairly heavily chalked.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.2 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Block

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Block:
Knock Your Block Off    V6 7A     Boulder   
The Cock Block   V6 7A     Boulder, 10'   
The Block Problem   V9- 7C     Boulder, 12'   
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The Block Party V4-5 6B+  NH : *Rumney : ... : The Block
Sit start on the horizontal seam, make a long move up to the cool sloper/pinch hold, arrange your feet around and move you left hand up to the pod in the vertical seam, possibly using some small holds along the way. Then go for the top. The crux is opening move through establishing in the pod in the vertical crack. The sloper/pinch hold is one of the coolest holds in Rumney bouldering. It feeling like gripping an oversized softball....[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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