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Lower Fire Road

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Lower Fire Road Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Roughly a dozen climbable boulders of varying sizes are scattered throughout the Lower Fire Road area, although you'd never know it seeing as how they sit back in the woods. The rock quality ranges from the less-than-ideal Fraggle Rock to the great Voodoo Boulder, and chances are you'll have it all to yourself. The Voodoo Boulder sits atop a wash in the sun while the other boulders are more shaded. The largest boulder in the area, the Project Boulder, may yield some difficult climbs if it ever sees traffic, and one of the smallest boulders is straight out of Blair Woods. If you only get here once, climb the circuit starting at Fraggle Rock, moving to the Mudhoney Block, and ending on Voodoo.

Getting There 

Hopefully you don't get lost, but these are really easy to find. When walking down the Fire Road from the Horse Farm, you'll cross a stream at the bottom of the hill, then after the final drop there will be a marsh on the left and a stone wall on the right with a large, low boulder sitting just beyond. Step over the stone wall and head around the back of that boulder. Fraggle Rock is up the hill directly behind it to the left of a small marsh/pond. Left of Fraggle Rock is the Mudhoney Block, and up the wash to the left is the Voodoo Boulder. From there, if you walk towards Round Pond you'll run into the Project Boulder, and walking downhill will drop you back on the Fire Road.

Climbing Season

For the *Pawtuckaway area.

Weather station 7.5 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Lower Fire Road

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lower Fire Road:
Voodoo-U   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The lowly boulder.

Mudhoney V1 5  NH : *Pawtuckaway : ... : Lower Fire Road
A fun, sloping traverse that leads to a sloping topout. Sit start down and left on a good jug with a good foothold. Pull up and onto the lip and follow it rightwards for 5 moves until you reach the apex. Mantle over to finish....[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By Jake Perry
From: Concord, NH
Dec 15, 2015

I made a video showing most of the climbs in this area, so hopefully more people will be psyched to go out and try these problems.
Problems:
[0:13] Side Bottom V0
[0:50] Philo & Gunge V0
[1:09] Doozer Stick V0
[1:36] Boober V0
[1:52] Mudhoney V1
[2:20] Farstucker V2
[2:56] Voodoo-U V4
[3:50] Voodoo-Who? V4/5
[6:38] Can't Back Down V4+