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WarZone Crag, SW CT, Undeveloped.

Description 

Climbing in this part of the state is difficult was find until sites like MountainProject.com came around. Now it's a little less difficult but there are many issues and few good crags. Given the long history of climbing in CT and the dense population, this area of CT has many little areas spread around which have been explored and climbed by many of the best climbers of their time. As such, there is very little which has not already been climbed at one point or another in established areas unless you are climbing at the highest levels of the sport. Get out have some fun and remember... be discrete!


Getting There 

I-95 and I-695 provide access with many other roads all heading towards "The City" (Read: New York City)


64 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',24],['1 Star',18],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',7],['5.7',6],['5.8',8],['5.9',14],['5.10',14],['5.11',5],['5.12',3],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Southwest:
5.6 (2)   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   Great Ledge : Main Face
Wiessner's Rib   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     , 2 pitches, 120'   Sleeping Giant
Nickle And Dime   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport   South Buttress : Ballfield Slabs
Frenchman's Cap   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     , 70'   Sleeping Giant
Z Crack   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Laddin's Rock
Yvete   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Sleeping Giant
30 Seconds to All Night   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   South Buttress : Ballfield Slabs
Ground Effect   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   Great Ledge : Main Face
West Rock Crack   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   South Buttress : Ballfield Slabs
Late For Supper   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     TR, 1 pitch, 60'   Great Ledge : Main Face
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Featured Route For Southwest
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Nickle And Dime 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CT : Southwest : ... : Ballfield Slabs
Nickle and Dime is a beautiful two pitch route located on the left side of the sport routes. This route can take off from different locations. The most common start is from the high ledge where Kinethesis departs. From this ledge the route follows the arete on the left end of the ledge up past four bolts to large ledge w/ two bolt chain anchors. The alternate start is a Trad start from the next ledge below Kinethesis. From this ledge follow a large handcrack 15 ft to the Kinethesis ledge and the...[more]   Browse More Classics in CT

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