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Thump 
Tickled Pink 

Backyard Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 44.55557, -72.79598 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

One of the most popular boulders at Smuggs. Most of the climbing is on the face away from the road.

Getting There 

Just north of B.F.B. and behind the Kontos Arete boulder.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.0 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Backyard Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Backyard Boulder:
Tickled Pink   V2 5+     Boulder, Alpine   
Primate   V3 6A     Boulder, Alpine   
The Possible Problem   V3-4 6A+     Boulder, Alpine   
One Eyed Monster   V5 6C     Boulder, Alpine   
Thump   V5 6C     Boulder, Alpine   
The Improbable Problem   V7 7A+     Boulder, Alpine   
The Impossible Problem   V8 7B     Boulder, Alpine   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Impossible Problem

The Impossible Problem V8 7B  Vermont : Smuggler's Notch : ... : Backyard Boulder
I spent a number of days trying this route and was shut down by weather.This is the climb to do in Smuggs. It starts off on a two positive crimps at about head height. You make a move up to a terrible two finger pocket that nearly ripped all of my skin off. Then slap your feet on terrible edges and smear on the left part of the arete. Make a very difficult move up to a terrible hold on the lip. Slap a large bucket and finish....[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

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