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Smuggler's Notch Bouldering Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 2,111'
Location: 44.55674, -72.79413 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Kris Fiore on May 14, 2017
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Description 

Even more popular than the cliffs, and perhaps even more popular than the ice, are the Smuggler's Notch boulders. Some featured in the now out of print New England Bouldering guidebook, here's a taste of what Smuggs has to offer pebble wrestlers.

Getting There 

Drive to the top of rt. 108. From here you can navigate to the rest of the areas.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.9 miles from here

156 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',67],['2 Stars',67],['1 Star',12],['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',25],['V2-3',12],['V4-5',32],['V6-7',21],['V8-9',18],['V10-11',16],['V12-13',3],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Smuggler's Notch Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Smuggler's Notch Bouldering:
The Fin   V1 5 PG13     Boulder, Alpine, 20'   Top of the Notch Boulders : B.F.B.
The Obtuse   V1 5     Boulder, Alpine, 25'   Roots Boulder Area : The Roots Boulder
Biscuit   V2 5+     Boulder, Alpine   Boulders Behind the Main Pa... : Biscuit and Gravy Boulders
Top of the Notch   V2 5+     Boulder, Alpine, 17'   Top of the Notch Boulders : Wheaties Boulder
General Patton's Arete   V2-3 5+ PG13     Boulder, Alpine, 25'   Boulders Behind the Main Pa... : Patton Boulder
Pac-Man   V3 6A     Boulder, Alpine   Boulders Behind the Main Pa... : Pac Man Boulder
Primate   V3 6A     Boulder, Alpine   Top of the Notch Boulders : Backyard Boulder
Nemesis Traverse   V5 6C     Boulder, Alpine   Boulders Behind the Main Pa... : The Bone Doctor
The Roots   V5 6C     Boulder, Alpine, 20'   Roots Boulder Area : The Roots Boulder
The Green Egg (aka "Green Mountain Gringo")   V5-6 6C+ PG13     Boulder, Alpine, 16'   Boulders Behind the Main Pa... : Green Cave
Boomerang   V6 7A     Boulder, Alpine   Top of the Notch Boulders : The Asteroid
Little Cottonwood   V6+ 7A     Boulder, Alpine   Top of the Notch Boulders : B.F.B.
Tome's Roof   V6-7 7A+     Boulder, Alpine   Boulders Behind the Main Pa... : Tomes Boulder
Pulled Pork   V7 7A+     Boulder, Alpine   Top of the Notch Boulders : The Asteroid
The Impossible Problem   V8 7B     Boulder, Alpine   Top of the Notch Boulders : Backyard Boulder
Rhode Island Ripper   V8 7B     Boulder, Alpine   Boulders Behind the Main Pa... : RI Boulder
Bloody Sunday   V10-11 8A     Boulder, Alpine   Boulders Behind the Main Pa... : The Bone Doctor
Blunt   V11 8A     Boulder, Alpine   Top of the Notch Boulders : B.F.B.
Truth and Lies    V11 8A     Boulder, Alpine, 15'   Top of the Notch Boulders : B.F.B.
Touching the Sky   V12 8A+     Boulder, Alpine   Top of the Notch Boulders : B.F.B.
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Rock Climbing Photo: Touching the Sky V12

Touching the Sky V12 8A+  Vermont : Smuggler's Notch : ... : B.F.B.
Starts to the left of The Fin. Stand start on two edges.Jamie Rushford recently added a sit start variation which goes at V12/V13....[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

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