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Baby Hole 
Baby Problem 
Blasted Rock 
Blasted Rock Crack 
Blasted Rock Slab (AKA Boxcar Downclimb) 
Box Car Arete 
Boxcar Boulder Problem (aka Boxcar Traverse), The 
Drifter's Escape 
Unnamed BP 1 
Unnamed BP 2 
Unnamed BP 3 
Unnamed BP 4 
Unnamed BP 5 
Unnamed BP 6 
Unnamed BP 7 

Boxcar Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 1,000'
Location: 41.7475, -74.1756 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: JSH, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Anthony Baraff on Aug 20, 2009


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Kevin Dumapit bouldering Boxcar Traverse in the Gu...


With more than 30 problems, there is a whole day's worth of bouldering in the Boxcar area. No matter what your level there is a great climb or two to test your ability: Blasted Rock (V1), Drifter's Escape (V2), Baby Hole (V3), The Boxcar Boulder Problem (V4), Boxcar Arete (V8), Fly Like an Ego (V9), Little Death (V10).

Getting There 

The Boxcar boulder is easily spotted as you walk down the Undercliff Road. From the Trapps bridge, walk north on the Undercliff road for 20 or 25 minutes. When you are getting close, you will pass the Andrew boulder which overhangs the carriage road and the large Nameless boulder a hundred yards or so before the Boxcar.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Boxcar Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Boxcar Area:
Blasted Rock   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   
Baby Hole   V3 6A     Boulder, 8'   
Box Car Arete   V8 7B     Boulder, 8'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Erick Kopff on Boxcar Arete

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Blasted Rock and Boxcar Boulder: 1. Blasted Ro...
BETA PHOTO: The Blasted Rock and Boxcar Boulder: 1. Blasted Ro...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Blasted Rock in the Boxcar Area: 1. Drifter's ...
BETA PHOTO: The Blasted Rock in the Boxcar Area: 1. Drifter's ...
Rock Climbing Photo: A panoramic view of the Boxcar Area.  There's quit...
BETA PHOTO: A panoramic view of the Boxcar Area. There's quit...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jason reaching the lip
Jason reaching the lip

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