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Electric Rocks 


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Elevation: 500'
Location: 41.5882, -72.83 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Morgan Patterson, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Kurtz on Jun 12, 2013
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Description 

Electric Rocks is a set of west-facing, traprock (basalt) cliffs located under power transmission lines near YMCA Camp Sloper (really!) in Southington, CT.

The crag is not heavily climbed but is on a hiking trail. The longest routes are about 70 feet tall. The rock and climbers trails can be treacherous when wet.


Getting There 

You can easily see the crag from the Camp Sloper parking lot. The sign says YMCA members may park there. Follow the obvious trail under the power lines. The approach takes about 20 minutes.


Climbing Season


4 Total Routes


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Electric Rocks from the approach trail
BETA PHOTO: Electric Rocks from the approach trail
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By Kurtz
Jun 13, 2013

The only beta I've found on this crag comes from Ken Nichols' "Hooked on Traprock" guide. As yet I haven't climbed any of these routes but wanted to get the crag in MP so others can check it out and contribute more info. I'll continue to fill in info when I can.