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Bradbury Mt. State Park

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Location: 43.9002, -70.1795 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ladd Raine, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Patrick Bagley on Dec 11, 2007
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Description 

Quaint boulders nestled among forests and furry woodland creatures.

Heinously sharp, large grain granite boulders- crystals are the dominant feature, also look for sloping aretes, crimps, and the occasional generation hold. Some highballs, lots of potential for new routes. really fun.

Shady and sunny, depends on aspect, etc.


Getting There 

Exit 24 on I-295 in Maine. If coming from the North, take a left at the end of the ramp and follow obvious signs. better directions coming later...


15 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bradbury Mt. State Park:
Clear the Deck   V2-3 5+     Boulder   Lower Boulder
Grown Ocean   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   The Cornerstone
Diamond Bollocks   V8 7B     Boulder, 20'   The Lodestone
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By Kris McNeill
Jun 10, 2009

Does anybody have a map showing the routes on the boulders. I've been there climbing many times but I don't know which route is which. Even a hand drawn sketch would be cool!

By Peter Beal
From: Boulder Colorado
Jul 23, 2010

Thanks for adding this area. I developed the majority of the problems here in the early 90s and will be posting photos of the boulders in the next week or so.

By John Agee
Jul 28, 2010

Thanks for sharing the knowledge! I've always wondered about the names and grades of these problems. Bradbury is a very special place, and it's awesome that the landowner is so chill about light use.

What about the problems on the Southwest side of the upper boulder? I really enjoy the highball straight up the middle with the crux being the vertical section down low, crystal pinching gaston, etc.

By Morgan Patterson
Administrator
Mar 8, 2013

Great after class spot for Bates students... sharp but fun and some real gems!