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Roots Boulder Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 44.55108, -72.79573 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This area contains all the boulders most easily accessible from the parking for the Roots Boulder.

Aside from the Roots Boulder, the rock in this area has been mostly ignored over the years, even though there is potential for a good sized circuit here.

Getting There 

Park as for the Roots Boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Smuggler's Notch Bouldering area.

Weather station 1.7 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Roots Boulder Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Roots Boulder Area:
The Obtuse   V1 5     Boulder, Alpine, 25'   The Roots Boulder
Classic Comedy   V3 6A PG13     Boulder, Alpine, 20'   The Roots Boulder
Roots Maneuver   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine, 15'   The Roots Boulder
The Roots   V5 6C     Boulder, Alpine, 20'   The Roots Boulder
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Featured Route For Roots Boulder Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Taylor on the crimpy start of The Roots

The Roots V5 6C  Vermont : Smuggler's Notch : ... : The Roots Boulder
A solid V5. Start 7 or 8 feet from the left side of the boulder on the crimps at 3 and 4 feet.Using technical foot work, pull through to a crimpy side pull/undercling, and climb straight up to the large horizontal crack. Go up left to a bad, incut edge and make a big move up right to a big juggy hole in the wall. Top out for a mossy finish....[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

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