Elevation: 490 ft
GPS: 44.375, -72.869 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Colin R on Apr 14, 2010
Admins: Luc-514, Kris Fiore
Access Issue: Sensitive Area Details

Description

Bolton Quarry in Bolton VT. Area is somewhat sensitive but rock is VT schist which lends itself to subtle climbing. Many easy to moderate climbing in the quarry proper plus harder routes (up to 5.12) exist on the short-but-stout Cat's Ass Wall.

Getting There

Get off of route 89 onto route 2 in either Richmond (if coming from north) or Waterbury (if coming from south) until you see Green Mountain Drive. Follow the drive way all the way to the top until you see the small parking area. Please drive under 10 mph once you are on green mountain drive as the locals are very sensitive to speeding and noise. Speeding will threaten access to this area.

***Winter/Spring Driveway Closure***

In winter CRAG-VT does not plow the driveway. Additionally, the road is roped off in the spring for mud season. When the driveway is closed, do not park anywhere along Green Mountain Drive or you are liable to be towed at your expense. You may park at the Smilie School on Rt. 2.

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