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Heart Boulder Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: Heart topo from old guidebook


Home of the super classic Heart of Glass. Pretty close to other good boulders and the warm up area. One of the shorter walks from the main parking lot.

Getting There 

From the main parking area at the west entrance, walk north past the gate and take the left road. Follow the road and when it takes a hard right, keep following it and the boulder is ahead just as the road kicks back left.

Climbing Season

For the Lincoln Woods area.

Weather station 6.4 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Heart Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Heart Boulder:
Wishful Thinking   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   
Heart of Glass   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   
The Scoop   V6 7A     Boulder, 10'   
Silent Rage   V8 7B     Boulder, 15'   
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Featured Route For Heart Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: The Heart of Glass arete.

Heart of Glass V4 6B  Rhode Island : Lincoln Woods : Heart Boulder
This problem is fantastic, I have a hard time not throwing the pad down and getting on it every time I see it. Be warned though, in the summer it feels nearly impossible.Start with left hand on a sidepull rail and right hand on a sloper around the arete. Put your left foot on a very small/slippery hold and heel hook the arete with your right. Slap your way up the arete to the tough match and top out. Some people start with the right hand on a high pinch too, but I find it easier and more fun...[more]   Browse More Classics in Rhode Island

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