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Downcast T,TR 
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Dihedral Section Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 800'
Location: 41.557, -72.8335 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Morgan Patterson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Kurtz on Sep 24, 2012
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The climbs in this area are about 100 ft long and separated into two sections by a ledge. It is relatively shady and cool for East Peak. The goat trail along the base of the climbs is sketchy and loose.

Getting There 

Easiest approach is on the blue-blazed trail from the Castle (5 mins.) There is a descent trail/gully about 70 feet climber's left of area.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.3 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Dihedral Section

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dihedral Section:
Lost Corner   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 90'   
Downcast   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 90'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The first section of Downcast (just in the shadow)

Downcast 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CT : Central Valley : ... : Dihedral Section
The climb has two sections. The first 50 foot section is a nice large-hand crack in a left-facing corner. A smaller crack parallels on the left. You'll then reach a ledge with small trees.The second 40 foot section......[more]   Browse More Classics in CT

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