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Collection of Boulders around Round Pond. This Area is very similar to Blair Woods in rock quality. However, Round Pond is my personal favorite cool down spot in the fall bouldering season because it is awesome to hike out with a few cold ones and boulder a bit then kick back next to the pond and boulders and relax after a day of pulling hard.
Hike/drive to Round Pond and explore the hilltop. Most of the boulders near the top of the small hill and the "Balance Boulder" and the warm-up boulder mark the end of the area (yes it is kinda small). All the other boulders between the warm-up and the pond and the trail have great problems.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Round Pond:
Classic V0 4 Boulder, 10'
The Jitterbug (aka Try Again) V0 4 Boulder, 12'
Cream V0+ 4+ Boulder, 20'
The Hueco Problem V1 5 Boulder, 15'
Iced Tea V2 5+ Boulder, 12'
X.L. V2 5+ Boulder, 20'
The Whip V2 5+ Boulder
Crimp Problem V3 6A Boulder, 10'
Bring the Ruckus V3 6A Boulder, 15'
Cause for Commotion V3 6A Boulder, 12'
Sauce V3+ 6A+ Boulder, 20'
The Becoming V4 6B Boulder, 12'
Arch Nemesis V4+ 6B+ Boulder, 12'
The Crimp Problem SDS V5- 6C Boulder, 10'
Labrador Dreams (aka Tin Arete) V5 6C Boulder, 12'
Gadgetry V5 6C Boulder
Atlas V6 7A Boulder, 8'
Maxim V7 7A+ Boulder
Dopeman V8 7B Boulder, 15'
High Tech Issues V8 7B Boulder, 20'
Featured Route For Round Pond
The Whip V2 5+ NH : Pawtuckaway : Round Pond
A big time classic! This line was one of the first climbed in the park. Though originally rated 5.9 as a trad line, today it gets most of it traffic from boulderers and is considered solid V2. Either way its a bunch of fun and a big tick for anyone who considers themselves a local. Climb the obvious layback crack on "The Whip" boulder from a sit or stand. Cool moves lead to the crux at 2/3 height. The crux is a classic commitment move. No thank you jugs to toss to or hidden sidepulls awaiting di...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
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