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Boxcar Area

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Baby Hole 
Baby Problem 
Blasted Rock 
Blasted Rock Crack 
Blasted Rock Slab (AKA Boxcar Downclimb) 
Box Car Arete 
Drifter's Escape 
Unnamed BP 1 
Unnamed BP 2 
Unnamed BP 3 
Unnamed BP 4 
Unnamed BP 5 
Unnamed BP 6 
Unnamed BP 7 

Boxcar Area 

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Elevation: 1,000'
Location: 41.7475, -74.1756 View Map  Incorrect?
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With more than 30 problems, there is a whole day's worth of bouldering in the Boxcar area. No matter what your level there is a great climb or two to test your ability: Blasted Rock (V1), Drifter's Escape (V2), Baby Hole (V3), The Boxcar Boulder Problem (V4), Boxcar Arete (V8), Fly Like an Ego (V9), Little Death (V10).

Getting There 

The Boxcar boulder is easily spotted as you walk down the Undercliff Road. From the Trapps bridge, walk north on the Undercliff road for 20 or 25 minutes. When you are getting close, you will pass the Andrew boulder which overhangs the carriage road and the large Nameless boulder a hundred yards or so before the Boxcar.

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Boxcar Area:
Blasted Rock   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   
Baby Hole   V3 6A     Boulder, 8'   
Box Car Arete   V8 7B     Boulder, 8'   
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Drifter's Escape V2 5+  NY : The Gunks : ... : Boxcar Area
Start with your hands underclinging the sharp arete that rises up and right. Use any thing that you can get your hands, feet, knees or hips on to ascend up to and over the nose. You're not free yet. Hump your way over the nose to the top out to complete your escape....[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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The Blasted Rock in the Boxcar Area: 1. Drifter's Escape (V2), 2. Blasted Rock Crack (V0), 3. Blasted Rock (V1), 3a. Blasted Rock Variation (V0), 3b. Blasted Rock Variation (V0), 4. Blasted Rock Slab (V0), 5. Boxcar Arete (V8)
BETA PHOTO: The Blasted Rock in the Boxcar Area: 1. Drifter's ...
The Blasted Rock and Boxcar Boulder: 1. Blasted Rock (V1), 1a. Blasted Rock Variation (V0), 1b. Blasted Rock Variation (V0), 2. Blasted Rock Slab (V0), 3. Boxcar Arete (V8), 4. Unnamed BP #1 (V0), 5. Unnamed BP #2 (V2+), 6. Unnamed BP #3 (V1), 7. Unnamed BP #4 (V3), 8. Unnamed BP #5 (V2), 9. Unnamed BP #6 (V0), 10. Unnamed BP #7 (V0), 11. Boxcar Boulder Problem (V4), 11a. Boxcar's Low Traverse (V5), 11b. Extended Boxcar Traverse (V6)  <br />
BETA PHOTO: The Blasted Rock and Boxcar Boulder: 1. Blasted Ro...
Jason reaching the lip
Jason reaching the lip
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