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Blowing Rock Boulders 


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Another Henson Route (AHR) v8

Description 

excellent boulder field with easy access. take lower path to main boulderfield (5.10 boulder, 45 wall, etc) or split uphill right to mushroom boulder.


Getting There 

drive south from Blowing Rock on 221. Park opposite of sandy flats church. Take path down hill.


10 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',1],['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',3],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Blowing Rock Boulders:
Classic Arete   V1-2 5     Boulder, 15'   Classic Boulder
The Horn   V2 5+     Boulder, 20'   Classic Boulder
Center 45   V3 6A     Boulder   45 Degree Wall
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Classic Arete V1-2 5  NC : Blowing Rock Boulders : Classic Boulder
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