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The most popular bouldering venue in the park. Most weekends you'll be able to hook up with a local or two sometime during the day.
There are many problems on the North and East faces of the rock. Some are named problems, most are eliminates. Best plan is to follow the chalk and use your imagination. Getting There
Rat Rock is in the SW corner of the park near the 59th Street Columbus Circle station. The SW side of the rock is clearly seen as you approach it from the park entrance.
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Rat Rock East face from the South BETA PHOTO: Rat Rock East face from the North. BETA PHOTO: Rat Rock North face - right side BETA PHOTO: Rat Rock, East face in profile - its fairly steep. BETA PHOTO: Bouldering in CP Central Park - NYC - Rat Rock in December One of the many aesthetic short problems on Rat Ro... Wrasslin' Rat Rock Another view of the left side area of Rat Rock. BETA PHOTO: Right hand side of the Rat Rock area. BETA PHOTO: Rat Rock, AKA Umpire Rock from the North, looking ... Feeding the rat
By Spider Savage Oct 14, 2012
Rat Rock is designated as Umpire Rock on Central Park maps. If you come up 7th Ave from Times Square and enter the park you see a playground dead ahead. Rat Rock is on the left.