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Dark Crystal Boulder, The 
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Dark Crystal Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.72346, -71.31627 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Mike C. Robinson on Sep 11, 2013
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Description 

Many more boulders here, all are very dirty but plenty of potential with some work.

Getting There 

This are is below and right of the Upper Cliff. If the Yellowjacket Boulderfield is southwest this are is northeast of it. (It will make sense once a map for the area is complete).

Climbing Season

For the Yellowjacket Area area.

Weather station 8.0 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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


Featured Route For Dark Crystal Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Kayte on the first move of Podlings

Podlings V4 6B  New Hampshire : WM: Waterville Valley : ... : The Dark Crystal Boulder
This is the route that really makes The Dark Crystal Boulder unique! A series of pockets that traverse this side of the boulder and it's slightly overhanging angle combine for an excellent set of natural features.Start on the right side at a good pocket. Traverse the pods left then top out. Your feet will never be more then 3ft of the ground. The sit start (either continuing into Podlings or topping out straight up) is still a project. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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