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Areas in Smuggler's Notch Bouldering

Boulders Behind the Main Parking Lot/Visitor Center 0 / 0 / 1 / 86 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 86 / 86
ENT Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8 / 8
Moon Tower Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 4
Roots Boulder Area 0 / 0 / 0 / 11 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 11 / 11
Top of the Notch Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 80 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 80 / 80

Description

Even more popular than the cliffs, and perhaps even more popular than the ice, are the Smuggler's Notch boulders. Some featured in the now out of print New England Bouldering guidebook, here's a taste of what Smuggs has to offer pebble wrestlers.

Getting There

Drive to the top of rt. 108. From here you can navigate to the rest of the areas.

189 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Smuggler's Notch Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1 5 PG13
 26
The Fin
Boulder, Alpine
V2 5+
 42
Biscuit
Boulder, Alpine
V2-3 5+ PG13
 17
General Patton's Arete
Boulder, Alpine
V3 6A
 42
Primate
Boulder, Alpine
V3 6A
 57
Pac-Man
Boulder, Alpine
V5 6C PG13
 14
The Green Egg (aka "Green Mountain Gr…
Boulder, Alpine
V5 6C
 21
The Roots
Boulder, Alpine
V6 7A
 25
Boomerang
Boulder, Alpine
V6+ 7A
 15
Tome's Roof
Boulder, Alpine
V6+ 7A
 18
Little Cottonwood
Boulder, Alpine
V7+ 7A+
 20
Pulled Pork
Boulder, Alpine
V8 7B
 22
The Impossible Problem
Boulder, Alpine
V8 7B
 3
Moon Tower
Boulder, Alpine
V11 8A
 4
Blunt
Boulder, Alpine
V12 8A+
 6
Touching the Sky
Boulder, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Fin Top of the Notc… > B.F.B.
 26
V1 5 PG13 Boulder, Alpine
Biscuit Boulders Behind… > Biscuit and Gravy Bou…
 42
V2 5+ Boulder, Alpine
General Patton's Arete Boulders Behind… > Patton Boulder
 17
V2-3 5+ PG13 Boulder, Alpine
Primate Top of the Notc… > Backyard Boulder
 42
V3 6A Boulder, Alpine
Pac-Man Boulders Behind… > Pac Man Boulder
 57
V3 6A Boulder, Alpine
The Green Egg (aka "Green M… Boulders Behind… > Green Cave
 14
V5 6C PG13 Boulder, Alpine
The Roots Roots Boulder Area > Roots Boulder
 21
V5 6C Boulder, Alpine
Boomerang Top of the Notc… > Asteroid
 25
V6 7A Boulder, Alpine
Tome's Roof Boulders Behind… > Tomes Boulder
 15
V6+ 7A Boulder, Alpine
Little Cottonwood Top of the Notc… > B.F.B.
 18
V6+ 7A Boulder, Alpine
Pulled Pork Top of the Notc… > Asteroid
 20
V7+ 7A+ Boulder, Alpine
The Impossible Problem Top of the Notc… > Backyard Boulder
 22
V8 7B Boulder, Alpine
Moon Tower Moon Tower Boulder
 3
V8 7B Boulder, Alpine
Blunt Top of the Notc… > B.F.B.
 4
V11 8A Boulder, Alpine
Touching the Sky Top of the Notc… > B.F.B.
 6
V12 8A+ Boulder, Alpine
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Troy Fauteux
Henniker NH
Troy Fauteux   Henniker NH
Smugglers Notch has some of the best boulder problems in the Northeast and for those who have never been you should really check it out! Here is a video I made featuring some of the hardest problems there. youtube.com/watch?v=UBqSpln… Nov 10, 2017
matthewWallace
Sandwich, NH
matthewWallace   Sandwich, NH
If the gate is closed how is the walk in? Manageable? May 8, 2018
Kris Fiore
Burlington, VT
Kris Fiore   Burlington, VT  
@mathewWallace The walk in isn't bad. Maybe 20-30 minutes depending on the boulder you're looking to climb. Park on the Jefferson (north) side for sure. May 8, 2018

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