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Shady but still very hot in the summer. Great winter spot.

Getting There 

Instead of following the trail up to the cliff just head into the boulders on the left side of the trail.

59 Total Routes

['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',22],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Side Boulders:
Short Crack   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Short Crack Boulder
Crescent Crack   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   Devil Boulder
Unknown V3   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   Trailside Area : Trailside Boulder
Black Slab Right   V3 6A     Boulder   Cave Boulder
Homer   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   Bart Simpson Boulder
Basketball Mantle   V3 6A     Boulder   Hull Area : Shady Grove
Moby Dick   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   Moby Dick Boulder
The Sail   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   The Terraces
Dime Crack    V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Trailside Area : Trailside Boulder
The Campus Problem   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Trailside Area : Trailside Boulder
The Helicopter sds   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Washing Machine Boulder
Sleeping in the Devil's Bed   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Devil Boulder
Kung Fu Grip   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Cave Boulder
Terminator Exit (aka Dyslexia)   V6 7A     Boulder   The Terraces
Rotator Cuff (SDS V6 Stand V5)   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   Cave Boulder
The Green Knob (SDS V7 Stand V5)   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   Cave Boulder
Black Slab Left SDS   V7 7A+     Boulder   Cave Boulder
French Maid    V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   French Maid Area
11:11   V7 7A+     Boulder   Washing Machine Boulder
Patio Roof   V8 7B     Boulder   The Terraces
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Featured Route For West Side Boulders
The clumsy waiter

The Clumsy Waiter V4 6B  NC : Rumbling Bald : ... : Clumsy Waiter, The
Start with hands in a high undercling and reach over to a sloper out right. Keep moving up and right, reaching for a sloper that turns into a jug as you reach further back and up. Continue to the top.The bottom slab section is probably a grade easier if you're tall....[more]   Browse More Classics in NC

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By Dan Petty
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Nov 11, 2010

An excellent map of some of the boulders in this area that are on Carolina Climber's Coalition property can be viewed here:
CCC Boulders.

By joshua rodas
Nov 2, 2011

that CCC map is awesome thanks!

By Mike Reardon
Feb 25, 2013

Set up carpooling/ shuttle driving here to help out all climbers accessing the Bald: