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West Rock State Park Rock Climbing 


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Location: 41.33245, -72.96121 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Morgan Patterson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: FooDawg on Apr 1, 2014
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Description 

Traprock crag with boulders spaced around the base and throughout the ridge.

Getting There 

Off the DEEP website:

"Off the Wilbur Cross Parkway (Route 15): Take Exit 60. Turn right off the exit ramp onto Dixwell Avenue/Route 10 South. Take a right at the next light onto Benham Street. Follow Benham Street to the end. Turn left onto Main Street. At a sharp left, turn right into the parking lot for the Lake Wintergreen area.
For main entrance: Continue down Main Street to the end. Take a right onto Wintergreen Avenue. Go under the parkway. The main park entrance will be on the right. If the gate is closed (see "Hours" information), park at West Rock Nature Center across the street."

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.6 miles from here

38 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',7],['V2-3',21],['V4-5',5],['V6-7',4],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For West Rock State Park
Rock Climbing Photo: route in red.

The Waters of Lake Minnetonka V1-2 5 PG13  CT : CT Bouldering : ... : The Waters of Lake Minneton...
Start standing on the north face of this massive boulder. Do a series of delicate moves leading to a balancy crux move to a jug on the face. The landing drops off right under this move so blowing it would probably lead to a bad fall. The last bit of climbing is very easy but a fall could be very bad. There is a possible low start that would add significant difficulty....[more]   Browse More Classics in CT

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