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Elevation: 827 ft 252 m
GPS: 43.80241, -71.83902
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Shared By: Jay Knower on Jan 30, 2011
Admins: Brad Fauteux, Jay Knower, M Sprague, Lee Hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan S, Robert Hall

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Despite being known as a world-class sport climbing area, Rumney also has some excellent bouldering. The main areas include the Black Jack Boulders, but other, more obscure, bouldering zones hide among the cliffs and trees. New problems are scrubbed off and sent every season, proving that there is still adventure to be found on the Rumney hillside.

Note, the formerly popular collection of boulders surrounding the old town Pound, which you see along  Quincy Rd. east of Rumney village, is now closed. Please do not climb there. Doing so only angers the town and private land owners, making attempts to regain access harder.

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See directions under the specific areas.

349 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Rumney Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1 5
 297
Zig Zag Crack
Boulder
V5 6C
 114
Spragueasorus
Boulder
V5+ 6C+
 16
Fauteux Pocket Problem
Boulder
V6 7A
 90
Bobby's Problem
Boulder
V6 7A
 25
Twisted Sister
Boulder
V6 7A
 9
Opaque
Boulder
V6 7A
 24
The Bootleg
Boulder
V6 7A
 31
Pulsating Core
Boulder
V6+ 7A
 17
Fisher Fissure
Boulder
V7 7A+ PG13
 14
Matterhorn
Boulder
V8 7B
 69
Pyramid Power
Boulder
V9 7C
 24
Things in the Woods
Boulder
V10 7C+
 12
Satan on a Halfshell
Boulder
V10 7C+
 20
Satan's Sister Sally
Boulder
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b V2 5+
 109
Black Jack Crack
Trad, Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Zig Zag Crack Black Jack Boul… > Zig Zag Area > Zig Zag Boulder
 297
V1 5 Boulder
Spragueasorus Black Jack Boul… > Zig Zag Area > Spragueasorus Boulder…
 114
V5 6C Boulder
Fauteux Pocket Problem Black Jack Boul… > Western Black J… > Pocket Boulder
 16
V5+ 6C+ Boulder
Bobby's Problem Black Jack Boul… > Entrance Boulders > Bobby's Boulder
 90
V6 7A Boulder
Twisted Sister Short Cut Trail > … > Monsters Trails… > Things in the Woods Area
 25
V6 7A Boulder
Opaque Black Jack Boul… > Upper Black Jacks > Hatchet Area
 9
V6 7A Boulder
The Bootleg Black Jack Boul… > Upper Black Jacks > Prohibition Boulder
 24
V6 7A Boulder
Pulsating Core Black Jack Boul… > Upper Black Jacks > Core Cluster
 31
V6 7A Boulder
Fisher Fissure Black Jack Boul… > Zig Zag Area > Fisher Block
 17
V6+ 7A Boulder
Matterhorn Black Jack Boul… > … > Vader Boulders > Beta Bunch
 14
V7 7A+ PG13 Boulder
Pyramid Power Black Jack Boul… > Zig Zag Area > Spragueasorus Boulder…
 69
V8 7B Boulder
Things in the Woods Short Cut Trail > … > Monsters Trails… > Things in the Woods Area
 24
V9 7C Boulder
Satan on a Halfshell Black Jack Boul… > Umbrella Area > Umbrella Boulder
 12
V10 7C+ Boulder
Satan's Sister Sally Black Jack Boul… > Umbrella Area > Umbrella Boulder
 20
V10 7C+ Boulder
Black Jack Crack Black Jack Boul… > Black Jack Boul… > Black Jack Boulder
 109
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b V2 5+ Trad, Boulder
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