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The Swamp Boulders

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The Swamp Boulders  


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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

9 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Swamp Boulders:
Lost At Sea   V3 6A     Boulder, 13'   
Poseidon   V3-4 6A+     Boulder, 13'   
Slow Vibration   V4 6B     Boulder, 9'   
Chasm Crack   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
Mouthful of Chalk   V6 7A     Boulder, 20'   
Sar-Chasm   V6 7A     Boulder, 18'   
Cave Project   V11 8A     Boulder, 25'   
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Featured Route For The Swamp Boulders
The Line

Chasm Crack V6 7A  NH : Pawtuckaway : ... : The Swamp Boulders
Climb the gorgeous fingercrack from a sit start. The crux comes down low, the second and third move. From the start on a left hand pinch and a finger jam/sidepull, pull hard with a drop knee to a two knuckle ring lock or wierd finger jam. Hang off this for a few painful seconds and slowly cross to another two finger jam higher up. Don't let it pop, and slap to a decent jug sloper deep in the crack. This move isn't too hard, and once you do it, you are in. Cross to the lie back jug and top out on...[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
3 days ago
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!