Elevation: 2,185 ft
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Description

Home to dozens of amazing ice climbs, Smuggler's Notch also has some of Vermont's best rock climbing. The area can either be very busy or totally empty - it's safe to count on a small crowd though. Buy the Peckham guidebook and you'll realize there is a LOT more roped climbing than what is posted here on Mountain Project.

If your passion for climbing is of the baby cliff variety Mountain Project to be your best resource unless you're a local and have the sneak preview to the coming soon electronic guidebook.

Getting There

Park on Rt. 108 where the road ends (seasonal road - don't try to drive up it, tickets are typically around $150 and the State Troopers love to hand em out).

Ski, snowshoe or hike up the road a mile or two to get to your climb - the climbs are obvious and located on both sides of the road.

308 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Smugglers' Notch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1 5
 31
The Obtuse
Boulder
V1 5 PG13
 46
The Fin
Boulder
V2 5+
 61
Biscuit
Boulder
V2-3 5+ PG13
 21
General Patton's Arete
Boulder
V3 6A
 57
Primate
Boulder
V3 6A
 76
Pac-Man
Boulder
V5 6C
 32
Nemesis Traverse
Boulder
V5 6C
 37
The Roots
Boulder
V5-6 6C+ PG13
 19
The Green Egg (aka "Green Mounta…
Boulder
V6 7A
 51
Boomerang
Boulder
V6-7 7A+
 18
Tome's Roof
Boulder
V7 7A+
 31
Pulled Pork
Boulder
V7 7A+
 32
Little Cottonwood
Boulder
V8 7B
 27
The Impossible Problem
Boulder
V8 7B
 23
Rhode Island Ripper
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Obtuse Smuggler's Notc… > Roots Boulder Area > Roots Boulder
 31
V1 5 Boulder
The Fin Smuggler's Notc… > Top of the Notc… > B.F.B.
 46
V1 5 PG13 Boulder
Biscuit Smuggler's Notc… > Boulders Behind… > Biscuit & Gravy Boulders
 61
V2 5+ Boulder
General Patton's Arete Smuggler's Notc… > Boulders Behind… > Patton Boulder
 21
V2-3 5+ PG13 Boulder
Primate Smuggler's Notc… > Top of the Notc… > Backyard Boulder
 57
V3 6A Boulder
Pac-Man Smuggler's Notc… > Boulders Behind… > Pac Man Boulder
 76
V3 6A Boulder
Nemesis Traverse Smuggler's Notc… > Boulders Behind… > Bone Doctor
 32
V5 6C Boulder
The Roots Smuggler's Notc… > Roots Boulder Area > Roots Boulder
 37
V5 6C Boulder
The Green Egg (aka "Green M… Smuggler's Notc… > Boulders Behind… > Green Cave
 19
V5-6 6C+ PG13 Boulder
Boomerang Smuggler's Notc… > Top of the Notc… > Asteroid
 51
V6 7A Boulder
Tome's Roof Smuggler's Notc… > Boulders Behind… > Tomes Boulder
 18
V6-7 7A+ Boulder
Pulled Pork Smuggler's Notc… > Top of the Notc… > Asteroid
 31
V7 7A+ Boulder
Little Cottonwood Smuggler's Notc… > Top of the Notc… > B.F.B.
 32
V7 7A+ Boulder
The Impossible Problem Smuggler's Notc… > Top of the Notc… > Backyard Boulder
 27
V8 7B Boulder
Rhode Island Ripper Smuggler's Notc… > Boulders Behind… > RI Boulder
 23
V8 7B Boulder
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