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Swirley Boulder

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Amnesia 
Certain Other, The 
Child of the Storm 
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Sit and Deliver 
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Topout Problem, The 
Uncle Climax 

Swirley Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The crown jewel of Blair Woods. This boulder is the size of a house and is named for the black and white swirl of the rock. A fair number of difficult quality lines head up all sides thanks to Dave Graham and Tim Kemple, among others. The Swirley used to have the largest concentration of difficult problems, but lost the title to the Split Boulder in Boulder Natural. Don't miss The Rose or Uncle Climax, and if you can pull hard enough, Child of the Storm and Sit and Deliver are the real test pieces.

Getting There 

From the junction, head straight and take the first right to head downhill. After a minute or so the Swirley Boulder will be obvious ahead.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.4 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Swirley Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Swirley Boulder:
Amnesia   V5 6C     Boulder   
The Rose   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   
Da Luvah   V7+ 7A+     Boulder, 15'   
Uncle Climax   V9 7C     Boulder, 15'   
Stand & Deliver   V11- 8A     Boulder, 15'   
Child of the Storm   V13 8B     Boulder, 15'   
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Sit and Deliver V12 8A+  NH : *Pawtuckaway : ... : Swirley Boulder
Sit start to Stand and Deliver. Start sitting on two decent holds directly below the left start hold of Stand and Deliver, they are the lowest usable holds. Make a slightly awkward move into an undercling pinch with your left hand. From here use some trickery to set up your feet and throw right hand around the corner to the non-existent sloper. Now finish up Stand and Deliver, two hard compression moves and a big move to a good crimp get you to better holds to top out. In my opinion the sit add...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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