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Steel Bridge Boulders

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Steel Bridge Boulders  


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Elevation: 1,000'
Location: 41.7368, -74.194 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Looking north from the Kiosk near the Steel Bridge...

Description 

Twenty or so routes dot the boulders a stones that are throw away from the Trapps bridge. While it is home to the Behemoth boulder and its highball test pieces like A New Pair of Glasses (V7), Million Dollar Problem (V5) and Colorful Crack (V1), there are also quite a few good warm-up problems. There are many ways to get to the top of the Boulder of the Gods (V0-), and innumerable approaches to traversing the Welcome Boulder (V0). The Stained Boulder (V1) problem and Lazy Mazie (V1-) also make for a good moderate start to the day. Don't miss the steep jug hauling and jamming on the Lorax (V2).

Getting There 

The Steel Bridge boulders are located on the northern side of the Trapps Bridge, which crosses above route 44/55 not far from the West Trapps parking area.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.1 miles from here

9 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Steel Bridge Boulders:
Carriage Way Crack   V0- 4-     Boulder, 10'   
Boulder of the Gods   V0- 4-     Boulder, 15'   
Lazy Mazie   V1- 5-     Boulder, 8'   
The Lorax   V3 6A     Boulder, 8'   
New Pair of Glasses   V7 7A+     Boulder, 30'   
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Featured Route For Steel Bridge Boulders
Keep the Lorax happy.  The trees are off.

The Lorax V3 6A  NY : The Gunks : ... : Steel Bridge Boulders
Yes, I know Greene and Russo give it V4. It's certainly fun but not V4. Clamber down to a sitting position between the trees on either side of the problem under the overhanging back side of the Satellite #2 boulder. Start with your arms buried in the face-level crack to your left and a few good foot jams to your right now climb, crimp and jam your way up to the top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

Photos of Steel Bridge Boulders Slideshow Add Photo
Tyler on Million Dollar Problem (V5)
Tyler on Million Dollar Problem (V5)
Standing with my back to the Satellite #1 boulder looking out to the Undercliff Road.  The Satellite #2 boulder is on the left and the Behemoth boulder on the right: 1. <a href='/v/the-lorax/106515862'>The Lorax (V2)</a>, 2. <a href='/v/lazy-mazie/106515883'>Lazy Mazie (V1-)</a>, 3. Behemoth Problem (V4), 4. Yertle the Turtle (V1)
BETA PHOTO: Standing with my back to the Satellite #1 bo...
The Satellite #5 Boulder in the Steel Bridge Area: 1. Bronco (V0), 2. Cookies and Cream (V9)
BETA PHOTO: The Satellite #5 Boulder in the Steel Bridge...
Tyler on A New Pair of Glasses (V7)
Tyler on A New Pair of Glasses (V7)
The Satellite #2 Boulder in the Steel Bridge Area: 1. Carriage Way Face (V0), 2. Carriage Way Crack (V0-)
BETA PHOTO: The Satellite #2 Boulder in the Steel Bridge...

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By Brady Callahan
From: Lyndonville, VT
May 3, 2012
Does anyone know if there is an actual problem on the back side of Satellite #2 that starts next to the trees in the face height horizontal, and follows the crack to where it meets with the Behemoth Boulder, and then continues up to top out on Satellite #2? If it is a problem does anyone know its rating?