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Routes in Atom Smasher Boulders

Gumshoe T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Ionic Strength T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Isotope T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Knee Knockers TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Quantum Mechanics T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Shin Bashers T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
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The Atom Smasher Boulders are a cluster of HUGE cleanly cleaved boulders in the north Wonderland. They are near The Ivory Towers and the Timbuctu Towers. All routes are trad bolt protected. There are several classics and all routes get stars. The superclassic of the area is the often photographed arete Ionic Strength (5.12a ****). The route Gumshoe (5.10d**) is seen on the cover of the Bartlett guide to the Wonderland. Also recommended is Isotope (5.9**) for the classic moderate of the area.

Getting There [Suggest Change]

Approach via the Boyscout trail. Approximately 3+ miles of flat walking, allow one hour for the approach.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Atom Smasher Boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
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Isotope
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 7
Ionic Strength
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Isotope
 8
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Ionic Strength
 7
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
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