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Bat Cave Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 44.55696, -72.79451 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Home to a very beta intensive problem.

Getting There 

Walk around the left side of Biscuit into an alcove that sits above and behind Biscuit. In front of you will be a tall boulder on the left and a shorter one on the right, with an overhang coming out of a cavelike entrance. This shorter boulder is Bat Cave boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Boulders Behind the Main Parking Lot/Visitor Center area.

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['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',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Bat Cave Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Chalk on the sit start of slapjack.

Slapjack V6 7A Vermont : Smuggler's Notch : ... : Bat Cave Boulder
This is an interesting line that runs up the arete just to the right of penumbra. The sit start is hard enough to be interesting. After gaining the obvious jug hold on the arete you can either mantle and step up and right or continue up the arete. The step up and right continues to the top on lower angle but balancy VERY high moves. This is the only line I've topped out. The proud line follows the arete all the way to the top - which can be top roped (hard - 5.12?) but can't be exited due to mas...[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

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