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Location: 40.0164, -75.2064 View Map  Incorrect?
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Shoemaker pulling hard at the 100 steps boulder

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This area is known as "The Danger Dam" Area. There was a sign across from the boulder warning about the Dam in the creek below. This is by far the best bouldering area in the city. It has many problems from v1 to v8. There any eliminate variations. There is a proud traverse of the entire area "There and Back Again" V6. (- Rich Shoemaker)

Getting There 

At the top of the hill on Lincoln Drive bike path, between Ridge Avenue and the 100 Steps.

Climbing Season

For the Southeastern Lowlands area.

Weather station 1.2 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['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',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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By Rich Shoemaker
Feb 23, 2014
This area is known as "The Danger Dam" Area. There was a sign across from the boulder warning about the Dam in the creek below. This is by far the best bouldering area in the city. It has many problems from v1 to v8. There any eliminate variations. There is a proud traverse of the entire area "There and Back Again" V6.
By Redyns
Mar 12, 2014
Rich, you're a little stronger than you take credit for. You finish the 5.13a/b route with a V7 for fun.