Bouldering Horse Pens 40
Alabama › Horse Pens 40
Added by Edward Day
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)
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- Crash Pad
- Camping Gear
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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.
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