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The Roots Boulder

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The Roots Boulder  


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Location: 44.5536, -72.7963 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The large boulder located up the road from the "spring parking lot" (aka the trail head for hell's brook) with a tree growing out of the top and roots sprawling down the other side.

Getting There 

On the Stowe side of Smugglers notch. There is room for 2-3 vehicles to park there. It is just up the road from the "spring parking lot" (aka the trail head for hell's brook)

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.2 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['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',2],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',0],['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 The Roots Boulder:
The Obtuse   V2 5+     Boulder, 25'   
The Roots   V5 6C     Boulder, 20'   
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Featured Route For The Roots Boulder
Taylor on the crimpy start of The Roots

The Roots V5 6C  VT : Smugglers Notch : ... : The Roots Boulder
A solid V5. Start 7 or 8 feet from the left side of the boulder on the crimps at 3 and 4 feet.Using technical foot work, pull through to a crimpy side pull/undercling, and climb straight up to the large horizontal crack. Go up left to a bad, incut edge and make a big move up right to a big juggy hole in the wall. Top out for a mossy finish....[more]   Browse More Classics in VT

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