REI Community
Hillside Boulders

Select Area...
First Boulder 
Fourth Boulder/Roadside Boulder 
Second Boulder 
Third Boulder 

Hillside Boulders Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 44.50652, -73.24077 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 1,386
Administrators: Luc-514, Kris Fiore, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: DWABS on Mar 21, 2011
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

Seasonal Raptor Closures for access issues: please review


This area is designated as all the boulders up on the main hill on the right along the path at the base. The rocks here are the same as all the others, chossy with funky angular holds but some good lines have been done and there are definitely more possibilities.

Getting There 

From the parking lot take a left on a paved trail that turns to dirt. Follow the trail and head up the chossy hill to the right.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 5.0 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For Hillside Boulders
Rock Climbing Photo: Traverse from Left in yellow. Obvious Overhang in ...

Traverse from the left V2- 5+  Vermont : Ethan Allen Boulders : ... : First Boulder
Start seated with a left hand on the side of the boulder. Traverse to the right into some good crimps as the boulder gets steeper. Continue right until it's possible to move straight up and over the top.**Stars are relative to the park. Very low standards**...[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

Comments on Hillside Boulders Add Comment
Show which comments
By eddysamson
Feb 20, 2016
There's also a group of 3 boulders shortly down the path from the first boulder (left side of path) With some nice non-chossy climbs. I used to warmup here I think there's a V0 and 2 1's.

Additionally down the path from that and also on the left is 2 boulders. One is tall and has a flake feature that goes in a crescent up to the top. Really good climb V1-2ish but can't top it out without a serious cleaning.

The boulder next to this tall one is short and if I remember correctly might even be a different kind of rock (granite or schist as opposed to I think dolomite in the park). It has a pretty burly V3 arrete traverse. Probably the best climb in the park.

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About