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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
Ascendant Sagittarius

Sagittarius V5-6 6C+  CT : CT Bouldering : ... : Sagittarious Boulder
This is a great climb, a classic maybe... Starting low on the overhanging arete using the small sloper/crimp on the arete and the small corner of the flake on the face pull on and throw out right to the pinch on the corner. Make a challenging throw/slap with your left hand up the top of the arete to an okay sloper. Climb/campus along the arete on buttery smooth slopers to a decent jug at the top of the arete. Mantle straight up....[more]   Browse More Classics in CT

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