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Sleeping Giant is a Connecticut state park just north of New Haven, next to Quinnipiac University.
Directions to this area can be found at the state park website, dep.state.ct.us/stateparks/parks/sleepinggiant.htm
6 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sleeping Giant:
Wiessner's Rib 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b , 2 pitches, 120'
Frenchman's Cap 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a , 70'
Yvete 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
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Wiessner's Rib 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b CT : Southwest : Sleeping Giant
Fritz Wiessner had a good eye for the classic climbs. The start of this climb can be found by heading straight up from the intersection of the main (Tower) trail and the white trail. After hiking up to the base of the rib, walk right and up to a ledge at the base of the route; step left to belay away from the poison ivy. On the left side of the ledge is a dihedral system. Follow this up about 25 feet to a ledge. Step right across a small slab and climb easily to an obvious dihedral. La...[more] Browse More Classics in CT
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