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Rattlesnake Mountain  


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BETA PHOTO: Parking area on Rt. 6

Description 

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 Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',31],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',20],['5.7',9],['5.8',11],['5.9',10],['5.10',4],['5.11',5],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['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 Rattlesnake Mountain:
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
Night shift   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad   Rattlesnake Cliff
Franny and Zoey   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Moondog Delight   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Face to Face    5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 35'   Porcupine Wall
Pieces of Eight   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Green Goddess   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad   Green 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
Slip Knot

Slip Knot 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c  CT : Central Valley : ... : Rattlesnake Cliff
Layback and jam up the beautiful left facing corner system that shares the start of 'Down-to-Earth'. reach the roof on bomber holds and decent rest. hand traverse out right on a ledge (that doesn't take pro like it looks it should) to the arÍte and short face above. Pull the crux up to this arÍte and short face to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CT

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