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Lemon Boulder

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Submitted By: Ben Snyder on Mar 26, 2008
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Description 

One large, fine grained granite boulder with three overhanging faces 8-15 ft tall. There are many high quality problems and a few hard open projects on this rock - all waiting for repeats or FAs. All of the problems listed stand alone. An infinite amount of link-ups are possible, but unlisted.


Getting There 

Secret. This area is on private property (i.e. in the front lawn of my house). Drop me a message if you would like to climb here...

bsnyder2k6@yahoo.com


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6 Total Routes


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


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Sticking the crux deadpoint of New Year.

New Year V10- 7C+  CT : CT Bouldering : Lemon Boulder
Sit start matched on the obvious undercling/sidepull. Bump up the left hand and then make a long, powerful, low percentage deadpoint (in itself perhaps v8) to a decent hold at the lip. Top out with great difficulty. The V8 stand start beginning at the lip is a good challenge in itself....[more]   Browse More Classics in CT

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A view of the Lemon Boulder from my driveway.  What luck to have this wonderful piece of rock in my front yard!
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By rdlennon
From: New Hampshire
Oct 17, 2008

Bogus. I saw a slew of V11s on this amazing boulder in CT, only to be let down. Rocks like this are a dime a dozen. Respect to your FAs, but making this seem like a destination or 'testpiece central' is misleading.

By Ben Snyder
From: CSprings, Sandy Hook (CT)
Apr 22, 2009

To you I say don't judge until you have seen it for yourself. Boulders like this certainly aren't a dime a dozen. I've seen some of the best bouldering areas in the U.S. (Joe's Valley, RMNP, Evans, etc.) and I will say this is the quality of boulder you would expect to find at one of these areas. I don't believe I am trying to represent this as a destination, however. It is just a respectable piece of rock located in a place where there isn't very much climbing.

By mday
Oct 13, 2009

What problems have you put up on this so far? It looks like 2 boulders, or one split boulder. Looks nice, have fun.

By Ben Snyder
From: CSprings, Sandy Hook (CT)
Dec 1, 2009

Howdy mday - just updated things a bit. At the moment, I am pretty close on a number of the harder projects on this boulder. If you are in the area, and would like to come check it out, just shoot me a PM!