Bouldering Horse Pens 40

Alabama Horse Pens 40

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Horse Pens 40 is one of the premiere places for bouldering in the southeastern United States, with sandstone routes ranging from V0-V11.

Horse Pens 40 is a very well known place for bouldering throughout Alabama. The parking and location arepretty well-marked with signs as you get closer to arriving. Once you arrive and park at Horse Pens, you need to go inside the store to fill out a waiver and pay $6.50 to climb. The bouldering problems range from V0-V11, and are very famous for difficult top-outs with large slopers. A full detailed map of all the bouldering problems and their ratings is available here.  Horse Pens 40 also offers primitive camping from $13 to $15. Night climbing is also very popular during the summer due to the excessive heat.

Some popular climbs include: Crisifix (V4), Brawn (V4), Wasp (V2), Slider (V9), Uniball (V4), Spirit (V3), Genesis (V3), Millipede (V5)

Pack List

  • Water
  • Climbing Shoes
  • Chalk
  • Crash Pad
  • Camping Gear
  • Camera
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10 months ago

Friendly Staff!

I went to Horsepens 40 for a spring break, & it was great. Saw a lot of climbs for beginners as well as some more challenging climbs. There's also some pretty trails on the west side of the area if you're not into bouldering.

10 months ago

Added by Edward Day

Explorer. I like going places with my camera.

Activities:

Chillin, Camping, Photography, Hiking, Rock Climbing

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

1 Miles

Rating:

Features:

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Forest
Groups
Picnic Area
Scenic

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