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Elevation: 440 ft 134 m
GPS: 41.62972, -72.80963
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Shared By: Ladd Raine on Dec 10, 2007
Admins: Morgan Patterson

Description Suggest change

Climbing in Central CT is climbing Traprock! These gorgeous ridge lines have been climbed for decades albeit, with many access issues along the way. The majority of central CT climbing is on private/water company property and is technically illegal. Do your part to help preserve access while climbing in this area, keep a low profile and be smart about your impact and presence. One of the main concerns with climbers is parking along the roads, so be smart.

Traprock Climbing on Google Maps

Traprock areas:
Firewall
Pinnacle Rock
Main Cliff
Rattlesnake Cliff
Orenaug Park
East Peak
Cathole Mountain
Green Wall
Porcupine Wall
The Chin
West Rock State Park
The Garden

Getting There Suggest change

I-91 splits the middle of CT most climbing areas are quickly found <1hour off this highway.

462 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Central Valley

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
 14
A Guide to Ragged (1964)
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 109
Carey Corner
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 159
Broadway
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 107
Pegasus
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 84
Zambezi Hatchet Head
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 95
Vector
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 101
YMC Route
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 38
Thor's Hammer
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 12
Reflections of Fall
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 121
Unconquerable Crack
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 43
Cat Crack
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 18
The Entertainer
Trad, TR
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 45
Subline
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13
 25
Dol Guldur
Trad, TR
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 10
The Color of Aluminum
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
A Guide to Ragged (1964) Ragged Mountain > Main Cliff
 14
5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c Trad, TR
Carey Corner Ragged Mountain > Main Cliff
 109
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Broadway Ragged Mountain > Main Cliff
 159
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Pegasus Cathole Mountain > Main Walls
 107
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Zambezi Hatchet Head Pinnacle Rock > Right Wing Wall
 84
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Vector Ragged Mountain > Main Cliff
 95
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
YMC Route Ragged Mountain > Main Cliff
 101
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Thor's Hammer E Peak > Merimere Face
 38
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Reflections of Fall E Peak > Fall Wall
 12
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Unconquerable Crack Ragged Mountain > Main Cliff
 121
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Cat Crack E Peak > Amphitheater
 43
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
The Entertainer Pinnacle Rock > Entertainer Wall
 18
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad, TR
Subline Ragged Mountain > Main Cliff
 45
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Dol Guldur E Peak > Amphitheater
 25
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 Trad, TR
The Color of Aluminum Bear Rock
 10
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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