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The Asteroid Rock Climbing 


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Location: 44.55581, -72.79591 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Asteroid Boulder viewed from the Backyard Boulder

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Description 

Lots of excellent climbs on some of the best rock in the notch.

Getting There 

Find your way to the Backyard Boulder, then look north and uphill to see this obvious boulder.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.0 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['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',0],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',5],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Asteroid

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Asteroid:
Boomerang Arete   V3-4 6A+     Boulder, Alpine   
Body Slam   V5-6 6C+     Boulder, Alpine   
Boomerang   V6 7A     Boulder, Alpine   
Pulled Pork   V7 7A+     Boulder, Alpine   
Growler   V7 7A+     Boulder, Alpine   
The Kosher Option   V8+ 7B+     Boulder, Alpine   
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Featured Route For The Asteroid
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown (Canadian?) climber on Boomerang, V6

Boomerang V6 7A  Vermont : Smuggler's Notch : ... : The Asteroid
On the steep underside of Asteroid Boulder uphill from the Impossible Problem. Grab an upside-down layback hold, smear your feet and gun for a sloping crimp just shy of the lip. Some tricky footwork is needed to grab the lip, then mantle. Shares the same start at Pulled Pork...[more]   Browse More Classics in Vermont

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