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Rodanthe Boulders Rock Climbing 

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Location: 35.77386, -75.52502 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Henry Ritterpusch on Jun 13, 2017
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Small displaced boulders make for a nice day on the beach. Rock hopping and problem solving are a plus at this location, but temps, poor landings, and occasionally water make this location less than ideal. However, for a climber dragged out to the beach this is the perfect spot to hang out as friends and family can swim, surf, fish, and do other things that beach people like to do. With a handful of the better lines already spotted and snagged there are plenty of problems to do, and I'm sure there are a handful more to be done.

Getting There 

For People in the mid OBX area, head to Bonner bridge at the north end of Pea Island. Here there should be a parking lot on the ocean side of the road. After parking head down the path at the back end of the parking lot and follow it all the way to the tip of the island, here there will be a checkered square sign on a post and lots of small displaced boulders surrounding it.

Climbing Season

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Weather station 4.3 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

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Holy Mackerel V0 4  North Carolina : Rodanthe Boulders
Start by stepping into the hole in the boulder then reach to the lip and top out. A current project on this boulder is starting the boulder with hands on the bottom lip of the boulder then stepping into the hole, pulling on (in control), and then finishing Holy Mackerel...[more]   Browse More Classics in North Carolina

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By Old School
Jun 16, 2017
Can't tell if this is a joke or not...images and descriptions seem to show lowball, one move routes on large rip-rap/erosion control pebbles, not boulders.
By Aaron Parlier
From: Boone, NC
Jun 16, 2017
This has to be a joke.
By Benandstuff
From: Winston-Salem, NC
Jun 19, 2017
Seems like too much work for a joke. If I were a climber stranded in the OBX for a long period of time I might resort to such shenanigans as well. Even though the problems are a bit silly it certainly seems like the boulders are big enough to do a couple of actual climbing moves on.

I don't know how long the problems will last though- those rocks are there to be eroded by the ocean.
By Old School
Jun 19, 2017
If it's not a joke, then it's just embarrassing...
By Russ Keane
Aug 7, 2017
Come on... seriously? There are billions of rocks on the planet. They don't all deserve to be listed on MP.

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