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Routes in Robbins Boulder

Eric's Face TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Lie Detector T,TR 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a C1
Robbins Crack T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Robbins slab V4-5 6B+
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Description

This is the area that Woodson is known for. There are two classic climbs on this rock. Robbins crack and Lie Detector. This great 50 foot rock is excellent quality and easy to find. Robbins Crack was first climbed by Royal Robbins in the 60's.

Getting There

One switchback and 100 yards above tower two you will see a large boulder(on the right side of the road) with a finger crack running from bottom to top. This is lie Detector. The rock is 40 feet from the road on a well marked path. Go to left of the rock and climb up to back of rock to reach Robbins Crack.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Robbins Boulder

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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 197
Robbins Crack
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 42
Eric's Face
TR
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a C1
 29
Lie Detector
Trad, TR, Aid
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Robbins Crack
 197
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Eric's Face
 42
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c TR
Lie Detector
 29
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a C1 Trad, TR, Aid
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Classic, red camalots to the top. Jan 29, 2007
G.McCay
Galloway, NJ
G.McCay   Galloway, NJ
Only one piece of protection is needed on Robbins Crack if you are going to lead it... a #12 curved stopper fits perfectly in the hole above when you are standing on the midway ledge. A pad can protect the moves to the ledge and the piece will protect you from hitting the ground from there. Mar 27, 2007
What's the name/grade of the slabby boulder problem opposite robbins? Dec 9, 2016

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