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The Swamp Boulders

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Battle Of The Bulge 
Chasm Crack 
Chasm, The 
Dookie Dyno 
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Methods of Escape 
Mouthful of Chalk 
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Poseidon 
Sar-Chasm 
Shadow of the Colossus  
Slow Vibration 

The Swamp Boulders Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Brian Nugent on May 16, 2013
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Mike Hitting the crimp right before the top out

Description 

This set of huge boulders doesn't seem to have seen much climbing yet but there is a good amount of pretty good rock here and it is really close to everything else in Boulder Natural. It gets its name from the swamp that you have to pass through on the approach but the landings (for the most part) are dry and flat.

If anyone knows anything about this area and what's been done please post it.

Getting There 

These boulders are located a couple hundred feet past the Yosemite boulders. The easiest way to find them is by following the Devil's Den trail and looking to your left. After you pass the Yosemite boulders just wait until you see the huge boulder that is really three boulders leaning on each other. You can't miss it.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.0 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['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',4],['V4-5',4],['V6-7',4],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Swamp Boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Swamp Boulders:
Slow Vibration   V3 6A     Boulder, 9'   
Lost At Sea   V3 6A     Boulder, 13'   
Battle Of The Bulge   V3-4 6A+     Boulder, 12'   
Poseidon   V4- 6B     Boulder, 13'   
Sar-Chasm   V5 6C     Boulder, 18'   
Chasm Crack   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
Mouthful of Chalk   V6 7A     Boulder, 20'   
Methods of Escape   V6 7A     Boulder, 10'   
Dookie Dyno   V6+ 7A     Boulder, 11'   
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Featured Route For The Swamp Boulders
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Poseidon V4- 6B  NH : *Pawtuckaway : ... : The Swamp Boulders
Start sitting on the awkward pointy rock at the base with your left hand on the arete and your right hand on a crimp sidepull and a good low foot. Use fancy footwork to bump the left hand up the arete and to gain an incut crimp with the right hand. All of this leads to a committing deadpoint/dyno to the flat lip. A few more moves lead to a rock over mantle typical of most of the problems on this side of the boulder.Great rock, fantastic movement and a cool finish make this problem full value!Whi...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
Aug 16, 2014
With this area receiving more attention in the past few months, does anyone thing it would be wise to break this area down further? I was thinking into four sections, Swamp Thing Boulder, Mad Hatter Boulder, Stoner Boulder and Chasm Boulder. Any thoughts? Just figured it might be easier to do it now with just a few routes in the database.
By brian kendall
From: henniker, nh
Sep 18, 2014
On the first boulder you come to walking from the Yosemite boulder there is a nice looking off width to hand crack on the east side, and a low angle off width on the south side. I was wondering if these had been climbed before. Fun little climbs that could use lots of cleaning...
By JamieRe
From: Providence, RI
Oct 20, 2014
Went up there this past weekend. Super awesome spot and the lines are rad. Mouthful of Chalk is a Pway classic for sure. Looking forward to finishing it up next time!
By Graham O.
Jul 9, 2016
This place is awesome! The approach and the bugs aren't ideal but the climbs are totally worth it! Mouthful of Chalk, Chasm Crack, Poseidon, and Battle of the Bulge are all really awesome and would definitely get a lot of attention if they were in the zoo. Shadow of the Collosus definitely looks like a P-way classic. You'll likely to have the whole place to yourself, which is kind of nice. This also has a ton of potential, if people were ready to develop stuff here there could easily be 30+ climbs and maybe a trad route or two. More people should come here!

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