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Elevation: 592 ft
GPS: 41.64903, -72.83392
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Description Suggest change

A chossy 70' west facing cliff. Excellent rock with some large roofs. The sport routes here are spicy and many of them require a piece or two of gear. Somehow Ken Nichols was able to find 40 routes on this small cliff, most people only climb the 15 or so bolted routes that have been added down below in some line drawings/topos.

In 8/2008 a group of climbers (C3 Connecticut Climbers Coalition) obtained permission from the town of Southington to place bolts at the Fire Wall. They also stabilized trails and cleaned up trash in the area.

BEWARE: This area has Copperheads and/or Timber Rattlers (Sept. 2013)

Getting There Suggest change

Park at Crescent Lake Park, which is USUALLY gated between 5pm and 7am. If you park there, hike east along the shore of the reservoir, then up to the crag. The gate closes at different times during the year so pay attention to the posted signs and dont be late getting out of there or you may have a long walk home.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Firewall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 4
Corner Problem
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 15
Fresh Bag
Trad, Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 11
Unnamed 5.9
Trad, Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
Hot Feet
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 13
Firecracker (New)
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 10
Dalha Wanna
Trad, Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 4
Cremated
TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
 7
Funeral Pyre
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 9
Optimus Prime
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 8
Burnt Beyond Recognition (Mixed)
Trad, Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 7
OC Roof
Trad, Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Corner Problem Firewall Boulder
 4
V2 5+ Boulder
Fresh Bag Sport Routes
 15
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport
Unnamed 5.9 Sport Routes
 11
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport
Hot Feet Sport Routes
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Firecracker (New) Sport Routes
 13
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Dalha Wanna Sport Routes
 10
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport
Cremated Historical Routes
 4
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a TR
Funeral Pyre Historical Routes
 7
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad
Optimus Prime Sport Routes
 9
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Burnt Beyond Recognition (M… Sport Routes
 8
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, Sport
OC Roof Sport Routes
 7
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport
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