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Split Rock Rock Climbing 

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Location: 40.77639, -73.96881 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Dan Katz on Jun 27, 2016
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Nice and shady spot amongst the Rambles, where a climber can be alone, with compelling need for neither spotter nor crashpad. Split Rock only has five established problems on it (ranging from V0 to V5), but some of them are very high-quality, and worth projecting and coming back to.

The rock is only steps from Freestanding Rock, down the road from Arch Rock, and (if you're a braver climber than I) Hepatitis Boulder. These three or four together make for a solid little bouldering area.

Getting There 

Follow the dirt trail from the parking lot for the Boat House - In a few minutes, you'll see the unmistakable Freestanding Rock. Walk about 100ft west, and you'll find the equally unmistakable Split Rock.

Climbing Season

For the Central Park area.

Weather station 0.3 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For Split Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Split Peas (V1).

Split Peas V1 5  New York : New York City : ... : Split Rock
A one-move wonder, though surprisingly tough. Sit-start on the obvious undercling, in the seam left of "This is BS". Crank up to a sloper, and orient carefully to reach out to the line of good edges to the top, with an easy top-out.This route tends to be very friction-sensitive - in the summer, when the rock is greasy, it might require some chalking and drying before it goes....[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

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