Up Country Bouldering Grotto

First Time so Boulder On at “Up-Country Bouldering Grotto”

Check out the walls as you enter Pathways Livery Office. Welcome to the “Up-Country Bouldering Grotto”. While you await a shuttle or just want to try out bouldering, make sure your wavier is signed and Boulder On. Ask Staff about requirements for bouldering.

Find below wavier and liability releases and history as is required to be filled out and presented to staff of Rancocas Pathways or at the UCBG as found located in Mill Race Village, 25B Church Street, Mt. Holly, New Jersey


Located in Mill Race Village – 28B Church Street-Mount Holly-New Jersey 08060



If you want to relax and enjoy the Grotto, Welcome!. Contact Pathways for parties, activities, camps, programs and other areas. Pathways views the Grotto as a community space. If you want to hold meetings in the Grotto or an event contact Pathways for details.

Bouldering Anchored Programs

Adventures, games, skills and crafts! Our programs are packed with fun activities and games, designed to deliver a well-rounded experience both on the wall and off. Each day will have a mix of bouldering, weather permitting kayaking and indoor exercises, along with other skills and crafts.   We’ll provide two snacks a day.  You’ll have the option of adding lunch for each kid.  Join in for a day of bouldering and kayaking adventures, games, skills and crafts!  These activities are packed with fun and games, designed to deliver a well-rounded experience both at the Grotto and off. We keep busy with a mix of bouldering, kayaking and exercises, along with other skills and experiences. We’ll provide snacks and tired kids at the end of the day!

Bouldering is the icing-on the cake of rock climbing and mountaineering. 

For all participants your first visit requires a safety briefing about bouldering at the “Up-Country Bouldering Grotto”.   There are no exceptions to this policy.

  • Requires safe practices and bouldering etiquette
  • Fundamental & techniques skills
  • Body positioning & movement
  • Team & community building
  • A preview of competition
  • Reinforcement of fundamentals
  • Dynamic movement
  • Essentials for injury-free training & conditioning
  • Personal coaching

Your first time at “Up-Country Bouldering Grotto” require a signed liability waiver. All climbers must have a “Up-Country Bouldering Grotto” waiver form on file. Climbers under 18 must present a hard copy (paper waiver) signed by a parent or court appointed legal guardian. Minimum age is Four (4) years


If you are a minor (17 or younger) you will need to have a parent or legal guardian fill out and sign a hard copy (paper) waiver for you. You will need to bring this signed paper waiver with you, we will need this for our files.

After safety briefing you can boulder as much as you wish.

Tidewater Heritage School Programs

Have fun bouldering or kayaking with your class or after class! Bouldering and kayaking is a physical, social activity that engages both body and mind. After-school programs are supervised by adults.

Please note that this particular time slot is for the Tidewater Heritage School progams please contact us! ingvarja@verizon.net

UCBG Offers a Site for Birthday Parties, Corporate Events, Special Activities, Groups, Custom Tailored and Catered Events. Looking for that unique place to have an event contact Pathways. Check out the Up-Country Bouldering Grotto and Kayak Livery. Located in Mount Holly’s Mill Race Village Shops, Music Shop and Crafts, all within easy walking distance of Mt. Holly’s vibrant, dynamic High Street

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