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Boomerang Arrete 
Kosher Option, The 
Local hero 
Local Hero (Sit) 
Pulled Pork 

The Asteroid Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.55581, -72.79591 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: KrisFiore, Luc, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: rogerk on Oct 4, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: Asteroid Boulder viewed from the Backyard Boulder

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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

For the Top of the Notch Boulders area.

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Asteroid

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Asteroid:
Boomerang   V6 7A     Boulder   
Local Hero (Sit)   V6-7 7A+     Boulder   
Pulled Pork   V7 7A+     Boulder   
The Kosher Option   V7+ 7A+     Boulder   
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Local Hero (Sit) V6-7 7A+  VT : Smugglers Notch : ... : The Asteroid
I finally got the name of this and updated it, its actual name is Local Hero.Start low to the right of the stand start with a right hand on the arrete and left hand on a tiny edge far out left. Make a quick move to an edge on the lip below the rail for the stand start, get a slopey hold with your right then climb into the stand start and finish....[more]   Browse More Classics in VT

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