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Top of the Notch Boulders

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Top of the Notch Boulders  


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Location: 44.55539, -72.79572 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Pat McGinn on Sep 29, 2009  with updates from rogerk
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Description 

These boulders are located at the apex of the hill and contain some of the best problems in the northeast. The rock here is slick schist which is bad in two conditions rain and heat. If it does begin to rain you can count on waiting for the climbs to dry.

Getting There 

Walk 100 yards uphill from the parking lot. Expect motorcycles whizzing by, and gigantic rv's that could crush you. Walk along the road with caution.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.0 miles from here

37 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',2],['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',1],['V2-3',16],['V4-5',6],['V6-7',10],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',3],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Top of the Notch Boulders:
Top of the Notch   V2 5+     Boulder, 17'   Wheaties Boulder
The Above and Beyond Workout   V2 5+     Boulder   The Highlander
Tickled Pink   V2 5+     Boulder   Backyard Boulder
Slice'n Dice   V2 5+     Boulder   Kontos Traverse Boulder
The Problem Mantel 1   V2 5+     Boulder, 1 pitch, 10'   The Problem Mantle Boulder
Notchless (AKA Eddie + George)   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   Wheaties Boulder
The Workout Traverse   V3 6A     Boulder   Workout Wall
Primate   V3 6A     Boulder   Backyard Boulder
Thump   V5 6C     Boulder   Backyard Boulder
One Eyed Monster   V5 6C     Boulder   Backyard Boulder
Little Cottonwood   V6 7A     Boulder   B.F.B.
The Masochist   V6 7A     Boulder, 8'   Wheaties Boulder
Boomerang   V6 7A     Boulder   The Asteroid
Pulled Pork   V7 7A+     Boulder   The Asteroid
The Impossible Problem   V8 7B     Boulder   Backyard Boulder
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Featured Route For Top of the Notch Boulders
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Bill Don't Know (Sit) V6-7 7A+  VT : Smugglers Notch : ... : The Asteroid
Start low to the right of the stand start with a right hand on the arrete and left hand on a tiny edge far out left. Make a quick move to an edge on the lip below the rail for the stand start, get a slopey hold with your right then climb into the stand start and finish....[more]   Browse More Classics in VT

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The BFB / Cottonwood Boulder seen from the street
The BFB / Cottonwood Boulder seen from the street

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