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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.

365 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 PG13
 52
The Fin
Boulder
V1 5
 37
The Obtuse
Boulder
V2 5+
 72
Biscuit
Boulder
V2-3 5+ PG13
 22
General Patton's Arete
Boulder
V3 6A
 65
Primate
Boulder
V3 6A
 91
Pac-Man
Boulder
V5 6C
 33
Nemesis Traverse
Boulder
V5 6C
 40
The Roots
Boulder
V5-6 6C+ PG13
 20
The Green Egg (aka "Green Mounta…
Boulder
V6 7A
 55
Boomerang
Boulder
V6-7 7A+
 21
Tome's Roof
Boulder
V7 7A+
 31
Pulled Pork
Boulder
V7 7A+
 34
Little Cottonwood
Boulder
V8 7B
 24
Rhode Island Ripper
Boulder
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 30
Quartz Crack
Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Fin Smugglers' Notc… > Top of the Notc… > B.F.B.
 52
V1 5 PG13 Boulder
The Obtuse Smugglers' Notc… > Roots Boulder Area > Roots Boulder
 37
V1 5 Boulder
Biscuit Smugglers' Notc… > Boulders Behind… > Biscuit & Gravy Boulders
 72
V2 5+ Boulder
General Patton's Arete Smugglers' Notc… > Boulders Behind… > Patton Boulder
 22
V2-3 5+ PG13 Boulder
Primate Smugglers' Notc… > Top of the Notc… > Backyard Boulder
 65
V3 6A Boulder
Pac-Man Smugglers' Notc… > Boulders Behind… > Pac Man Boulder
 91
V3 6A Boulder
Nemesis Traverse Smugglers' Notc… > Boulders Behind… > Bone Doctor
 33
V5 6C Boulder
The Roots Smugglers' Notc… > Roots Boulder Area > Roots Boulder
 40
V5 6C Boulder
The Green Egg (aka "Green M… Smugglers' Notc… > Boulders Behind… > Green Cave
 20
V5-6 6C+ PG13 Boulder
Boomerang Smugglers' Notc… > Top of the Notc… > Asteroid
 55
V6 7A Boulder
Tome's Roof Smugglers' Notc… > Boulders Behind… > Tomes Boulder
 21
V6-7 7A+ Boulder
Pulled Pork Smugglers' Notc… > Top of the Notc… > Asteroid
 31
V7 7A+ Boulder
Little Cottonwood Smugglers' Notc… > Top of the Notc… > B.F.B.
 34
V7 7A+ Boulder
Rhode Island Ripper Smugglers' Notc… > Boulders Behind… > RI Boulder
 24
V8 7B Boulder
Quartz Crack Quartz Crack Face
 30
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
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