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The Swamp Boulder 


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Elevation: 12'
Location: 41.5889, -71.7509 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: M Sprague, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: M Sprague on Mar 10, 2012
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Description 

A good egg..not so tall, but with a few good lines, especially the overhanging prow Swamper V5..excellent rock quality. The landing is pretty rocky. You will want two pads if you have them or at least one big one and a good spot.


Getting There 

From the end of the cul de sac, take the white blazed trail for about 10 minutes. After the third stream there will be a rocky ridge line in front of you (If you continue on another few hundred feet on the white trail you come to the Long Wall) Break left off the white trail and pick up an unmarked one that runs along below the ridge (it becomes more defined as you go.) In two or three minutes the unmarked trail starts to climb the ridge. At this point keep an eye down to the left and you should see it about 100 feet away, between the ridge and a small swamp.
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Featured Route For The Swamp Boulder

V0 V0 4  Rhode Island : Arcadia Management Area : ... : The Swamp Boulder
Towards the right end of the face, start on a good scoopy hold a few feet right of the beginning of The Seam. Head up and a bit left on the good holds. You can do a sit start from the low flake to the right to the lip and move into it, but it is awkward getting you feet on the wall over the large rock at the base...[more]   Browse More Classics in Rhode Island

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