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The Boonyards aka The B2 Pit

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The Boonyards aka The B2 Pit Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This hidden nook can be a welcome reprieve from the park tourists; it's usually inhabited by only a few climbers at a time, despite containing some of the best problems in the park. It's simply a fantastic place to hang out.

This is home to the famous "B2 Bomber" (V4) arguably the best problem on the Minnesota side of Taylors Falls and first climbed by Jim Holloway. Other excellent problems include "Crash Landing" (V5) and several short but stout crack problems.

In the spring and after a rainy spell, this pothole turns into a mudhole. A classic tactic is to bring a tarp onto which to lay your crashpad.

Getting There 

After walking past the Sizzlefoot Wall, hang a right before walking up the rock stairs (which would take you to the Boneyards). Aim for the large tree at left about 40 feet away, sneak past it and around the rock, into the B2 pit.

Climbing Season

For the Minnesota Side Bouldering area.

Weather station 18.4 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['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',0],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',5],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Boonyards aka The B2 Pit

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Boonyards aka The B2 Pit:
Tomcat   V2 5+     Boulder, 12'   
B2 Bomber   V4 6B     Boulder, 14'   
Shot Down In Flames   V5 6C     Boulder, 12'   
B2 Bomber Traverse   V5 6C     Boulder, 25'   
Crash Landing   V5 6C     Boulder, 12'   
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