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Ampitheater 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Beach, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Between the Chin and Chest 0 / 0 / 0 / 42 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 42
Left Leg 0 / 0 / 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Right Knee 0 / 0 / 0 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8

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Sleeping Giant has the potential to be one of the biggest and best traprock areas in CT, and it's legal! The rock quality can be outstanding and the type of rock lends itself to a huge variety of interesting climbs. There are highballs, low balls, great easy climbs and double digit projects. The trails are well worn and marked and the trail map allows you to easily find most areas.

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czd
czd  
Sleeping Giant has the potential to be a great bouldering area for those in southern central CT. It's legal, it has great trails that provide easy access to the climbing, the rock is great and there is a significant amount of bouldering, some of which is very good. I'm guessing people have done a lot of the obvious lines so I'm adding them as "unknowns". Apr 18, 2016
czd
czd  
There is a very nice bouldering spot right off of the white trail (right side if you are headed out from the main parking lot). Plenty of unclimbed rock. There were spots of chalk on a few boulders.
Dec 29, 2014
T Roper
DC,VA,NM,UT,CT,MA
T Roper   DC,VA,NM,UT,CT,MA
There are a few boulders at the north end of West Rock that need to be climbed. This is within a mile or two of Sleeping Giant. I'd love to get out there with a spot sometime. Apr 26, 2011
Cricket
From the heart
Cricket   From the heart
Checked this area out... it was fairly limited but still offered some bouldering possibility. it was a beautiful area of the park i had never been to before with nice afternoon light. But it was just one small cliff 10-20 feet high, slippery traprock holds, and about 50 feet wide. no standalone boulders though. does anyone know of any other boulders elsewhere in the park ? its near my house... Apr 13, 2011
Aaron Parlier
Boone, NC
Aaron Parlier   Boone, NC  
So, would i be correct in guessing that by this places namesake, the boulder/boulders here are huge and highball? or is there a massive cliff that is the giant? Jun 6, 2010

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