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Top of the Notch Boulders

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Above and Beyond Workout, The 
Abs of Steel 
Around the Fir 
Big Cottonwood 
Bill Don't Know 
Bill Don't Know (Sit) 
Blunt 
Boomerang 
Boomerang Arrete 
Chuff 
Fin, The 
Forest Thump 
Greening All Day 
Growler 
Impossible Problem, The 
Impossible Sit 
Improbable Problem, The 
Inside Scoop, The 
Jane Fonda's 
Little Cottonwood 
Masochist, The 
Notchless (AKA Eddie + George) 
One Eyed Monster 
Possible Problem, The 
Primate 
Problem Mantel 1, The 
Problem Mantel 2, The 
Pulled Pork 
Pulled Pork Dyno Variation 
Sadomasochist, The 
Slice'n Dice 
Straight to the Workout 
Thump 
Tickled Pink 
Top of the Notch 
Truth and Lies  
Workout Traverse, The 
Workout Weenie 
Unsorted Routes:

Top of the Notch Boulders  


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Location: 44.55539, -72.79572 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Pat McGinn on Sep 29, 2009  with updates from Rel
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Description 

These boulders are located at the apex of the hill and contain some of the best problems in the northeast. The rock here is slick schist which is bad in two conditions rain and heat. If it does begin to rain you can count on waiting for the climbs to dry.

Getting There 

Walk 100 yards uphill from the parking lot. Expect motorcycles whizzing by, and gigantic rv's that could crush you. Walk along the road with caution.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.0 miles from here

38 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',2],['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',1],['V2-3',16],['V4-5',6],['V6-7',10],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',3],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Top of the Notch Boulders:
The Above and Beyond Workout   V2 5+     Boulder   
Top of the Notch   V2 5+     Boulder, 17'   
Tickled Pink   V2 5+     Boulder   
Slice'n Dice   V2 5+     Boulder   
The Problem Mantel 1   V2 5+     Boulder, 1 pitch, 10'   
Notchless (AKA Eddie + George)   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   
The Workout Traverse   V3 6A     Boulder   
Primate   V3 6A     Boulder   
Thump   V5 6C     Boulder   
One Eyed Monster   V5 6C     Boulder   
The Masochist   V6 7A     Boulder, 8'   
Boomerang   V6 7A     Boulder   
Pulled Pork   V7 7A+     Boulder   
The Impossible Problem   V8 7B     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Top of the Notch Boulders
start standing on the boulder in the foreground and climb the arrete of the 'arrowhead'

The Fin V2 5+ PG13  VT : Smugglers Notch : Top of the Notch Boulders
I can't believe there isn't a page for this on here.Start low on the arrete and climb the arrete with your body on the side facing the road until you get to the very top. Use a foot on the other side of the arrete to steady yourself as you transfer to the other side of the arrete to finish....[more]   Browse More Classics in VT

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The BFB / Cottonwood Boulder seen from the street
The BFB / Cottonwood Boulder seen from the street

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