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Contact Station Boulders Rock Climbing 

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Periscope. A classic Grayson highlands problem


This is the first large cluster of boulders along the Split Rock Trail (minus the Contact Boulder).

Getting There 

Take the Split Rock Bouldering Trail from the parking lot at the park office. Follow specific boulderfield access/directions in the GHSP Bouldering Guidebook, or GHSP's Rakkup Guidebook App

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.6 miles from here

33 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Contact Station Boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Contact Station Boulders:
Ranger Rick   V0-1 4+     Boulder, 12'   Ranger Rick Boulder
Periscope   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   Periscope Boulder
Ranger Rick (Sit)   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Ranger Rick Boulder
True Grit   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   True Grit Boulder
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