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Rattlesnake Mountain Rock Climbing 

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Location: 41.7007, -72.8321 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Parking area on Rt. 6


Rattlesnake Mountain is home to several traprock climbing areas, one of which is Rattlesnake Cliff.

Getting There 

The best approach is to park on Rt. 6 (see map coordinates above) and follow the blue-blazed Metacomet Trail south. You will encounter Porcupine Wall, Green Wall, Will Warren's Den, and then Rattlesnake Cliff.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.6 miles from here

59 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',31],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Rattlesnake Mountain

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Rattlesnake Mountain:
Mother Russia   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 35'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Solidarity   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 75'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Unwelcome Guest   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 35'   Porcupine Wall
Franny and Zoey   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Night shift   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad   Rattlesnake Cliff
Moondog Delight   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Green Goddess   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad   Green Wall
Pieces of Eight   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Face to Face    5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 35'   Porcupine Wall
Slip Knot   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Razorback   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Trad, TR, 35'   Porcupine Wall
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Featured Route For Rattlesnake Mountain
Rock Climbing Photo: Hole in One

Hole in One (Porcupine Hole) 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CT : Central Valley : ... : Porcupine Wall
Large crack on the far right side. Climb up into the hole, and if you are up to it, pull through the overhanging jam crack and stroll to the top. Committing moves with potential for ledge-fall....[more]   Browse More Classics in CT

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