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Submitted By: Morgan Patterson on Feb 6, 2012
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Description 

Continuing north from bald rock you will notice a large drainage basin drops down to the west from the powerlines. From bald rock all the way along edge of the ridge to the bottom of the basin are outcroppings and boulders.

Getting There 

Hike North from the Bald Rock.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.2 miles from here

121 Total Routes

['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',51],['2 Stars',43],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',23],['V2-3',55],['V4-5',29],['V6-7',13],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Basin Area:
Classic Crack   V0 4     Boulder, 13'   West Side : Warmup Boulder
Creamy Tacos   V1 5     Boulder, 20'   East Side : El Duque Wall
Fanciful Flight   V1 5     Boulder, 20'   West Side : Colossus Boulder
New Speedway Boogie   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   West Side : King Boulder
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Featured Route For Basin Area
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Life of Mo V4 6B  CT : CT Bouldering : ... : Pagan Wall
This incredible climb starts on the good finger crack on the overhanging arete. Work your way up the arete, then out to the jug on the face, once established on the jug and a small hold on the Empire Flake, dyno/deadpoint for the lip. Grab the good pocket and work left on the top corner of the overlap. Reach left to the horizontal and a good foot to gain a double undercling mantle move using the overlap. A classic and easily one of the best high ball problems in the state....[more]   Browse More Classics in CT

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By guy bon
Mar 6, 2012
Nice Mo! Another new spot!