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Description 

excellent boulder field with easy access. take lower path to main boulderfield (5.10 boulder, 45 wall, etc) or split uphill right to mushroom boulder.

Getting There 

drive south from Blowing Rock on 221. Park opposite of sandy flats church. Take path down hill.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 0.8 miles from here

21 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',7],['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',1],['V4-5',9],['V6-7',7],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',1],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Blowing Rock Boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Blowing Rock Boulders:
Classic Arete (Stand)   V1-2 5     Boulder, 15'   Classic Boulder
The Horn   V2 5+     Boulder, 20'   Classic Boulder
Center 45   V3 6A     Boulder   45 Degree Wall
5.13   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Classic Boulder
The Fin   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   Mushroom Boulder
Monkey Paw   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   Mushroom Boulder
Left 45   V5 6C     Boulder   45 Degree Wall
AHR   V8 7B     Boulder   45 Degree Wall
Flagyl   V10 7C+     Boulder   45 Degree Wall
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Classic Arete (Stand) V1-2 5  North Carolina : Blowing Rock Boulders : Classic Boulder
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By LanceKaminer
Jul 26, 2015
Park at the rest area across from the church (listed in info). Then from there walk upwards alittle till you see a sign that says no hunting (something like that). You will come to a fork in the trail, that will take you to different boulders.

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