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Boulders Behind the Main Parking Lot/Visitor Center

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Boulders Behind the Main Parking Lot/Visitor Center  


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Location: 44.5569, -72.79421 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Duca, Luc, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Chris Duca on Sep 30, 2009  with updates from rogerk
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Can't remember if this was Pac-man or Biscuit.

Description 

These boulders are spread out on the East side of the Notch (Mt. Mansfield side), and are directly behind the visitor center, bathrooms, and main parking lot.

Within this densely packed area of boulders lives the highest concentration of quality problems in the Notch. Screaming highballs (General Patton's Arete--V3), to short, stubby core-intensive problems (Fishman--V5), to classics (Pac-Man--V3/4); this area can keep you busy for quite a while. Many of the problems in this area dry out quickly due to the elevation and exposure.

Navigating the maze of boulders and caves can be a little frustrating, so find a local to give you the proper tour.

Getting There 

Top of Mountain Road (108). Park at the Main Lot with the bathrooms next to it. The boulders begin directly in front of the lot/visitor center.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.9 miles from here

51 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',27],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',5],['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',3],['V2-3',21],['V4-5',11],['V6-7',6],['V8-9',7],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',3],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Boulders Behind the Main Parking Lot/Visitor Center:
Runnin' for Cover   V0-1 4+     Boulder, 13'   Duck Soup Boulder
Biscuit   V2-3 5+     Boulder   Biscuit and Gravy Boulders
General Patton's Arete   V3 6A PG13     Boulder, 25'   Patton Boulder
Pac-Man   V3 6A     Boulder   Pac Man Boulder
Dojo   V4 6B     Boulder, 1 pitch, 15'   The Top Rope Boulders aka T...
Fishman   V4 6B     Boulder, 8'   Fishman Boulder
Porn Star   V4-5 6B+     Boulder, 12'   Pac Man Boulder
Bejesus   V4-5 6B+     Boulder   Bejesus Boulder
Nemesis Traverse   V5 6C     Boulder   The Bone Doctor
The Green Egg (aka "Green Mountain Gringo")   V6- 7A PG13     Boulder, 16'   Green Cave
While You Were Greening   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   Green Cave
Filet of Finger   V8 7B     Boulder   The Bone Doctor
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Photos of Boulders Behind the Main Parking Lot/Visitor Center Slideshow Add Photo
The Outhouse Arete (I think)
The Outhouse Arete (I think)
The Cave Problem on the left and The Top Rope Problem on the right side of this large boulder
The Cave Problem on the left and The Top Rope Prob...

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