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The Block Rock Climbing 

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Host to a few good problems with room for a lot more potential on this boulder and the one just to it's right. The climbing is concentrated on the first face you see when walking up the trail, but take your time and scrub something and you will find many new routes.

Getting There 

From the left side of the Umbrella Boulder walk up a faint trail until you reach this boulder, its hard to miss as it is normally fairly heavily chalked.

Climbing Season

For the Black Jack Boulders area.

Weather station 10.2 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Block

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Block:
Knock Your Block Off    V6 7A     Boulder   
The Block Problem   V9- 7C     Boulder, 12'   
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Featured Route For The Block
Rock Climbing Photo: Red Line - The Cock Block V6 Yellow Line - The Blo...

The Cock Block V5 6C  New Hampshire : *Rumney : ... : The Block
Sit start just left of the The Block Problem (V9). Using a jug with your right hand and a sloper and a thumb catch with you left. Make a long move to a good hold straight up. Match then move way out right to a rail then top out. I found the key to this problem is having your feet in the right place think heels and back steps.The route felt soft but it is listed in the guide book as V6 so I posted it as the book has it listed.Up and right of the umbrella boulder....[more]   Browse More Classics in New Hampshire

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