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General Patton's Arete 
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Patton Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Tall, committing problems on a vertical boulder with a sketchy walk off.

Getting There 

This is the boulder that sits directly uphill of the Turtle Traverse boulder. Walk uphill between Bone Doctor and Monkey Butt, passing Turtle Traverse AND Patton Boulder on your right. When you get to the uphill side of Patton boulder, walk around the backside to see the beautiful General Patton Arete and the rest of the face.

Climbing Season

For the Boulders Behind the Main Parking Lot/Visitor Center area.

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Patton Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Patton Boulder:
General Patton's Arete   V2-3 5+ PG13     Boulder, Alpine, 25'   
Poachers Paradise   V5 6C PG13     Boulder, Alpine, 20'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Lily heading up the fun arete

General Patton's Arete V2-3 5+ PG13  Vermont : Smuggler's Notch : ... : Patton Boulder
Start up the left angling arete on the nice right edge. After you're halfway there, you can reach around the corner and finish up on the the low angle face or continue working up the arete proper, gaining the obvious finishing horn and topping out.The down climb on the opposite, back corner of the boulder might be a little scary for some. It's down low angle face with crimps and left hand side pulls galore. I figure I'd mention it for anyone who may be nervous.If I screwed up the route name, ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

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