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Worthless Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Location: 40.7983, -73.9547 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Christopher Chilas on Aug 4, 2010

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A nice sized boulder with good climbing on two of it's faces, and a slab on a third face. Good landing, but a crash pad is recommended for some problems. Usually not crowded.

Getting There 

Northern End of Central Park, West of the Harlem Meer.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.0 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Worthless Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Worthless Boulder:
Squash the Slug   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   
The Arete   V2 5+     Boulder   
Mean Green   V4+ 6B+     Boulder   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Beta for Crush The Slug

Crush the Slug V2 5+  NY : New York City : ... : Worthless Boulder
I'm sure this boulder has been climbed a million times so the route itself isn't new. I just decided to put a name to it. The problem is extremely contrived so each hold is highlighted in the beta.Start fairly low with left hand in the big slot along the crack formation and right hand on a jug out right that's part of another crack formation.Bring your hands up to the two crimps along the two thin crack formations around your head. Find good feet and stand up to the "slug" piece. From the slug p...[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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