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Rattlesnake Mountain  


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Location: 41.7007, -72.8321 View Map  Incorrect?
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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

57 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',31],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',18],['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:
Moondog Delight   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Franny and Zoey   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   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
Mother Russia

Mother Russia 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c  CT : Central Valley : ... : Rattlesnake Cliff
Climb up 10 feet through the moss in the center of the wall to a ledge. Then follow the right-facing corner to the top.The following top-rope routes are on the same face (L->R):* Snake Charmer 5.11* Medusa's Face 5.9+* Mother Russia* Nest of Snakes 5.9* Puff Adder 5.10* Hognose 5.5 (arÍte)...[more]   Browse More Classics in CT

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