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Submitted By: guy bon on Mar 8, 2012
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A short but high quality boulder visible from the road.

Getting There 

coming from 156 it's up on a hill on your left after the uncas pond turn off.

Climbing Season

For the CT Bouldering area.

Weather station 6.6 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Purple Route

Frenchy V5 6C  Connecticut : CT Bouldering : ... : Balancing Rock
An awesome problem! Start crouched with you right hand on a good crimp and your left hand on a low and very small tounge shaped flake. Climb the bulge and top out on the right. Rad. The Purple Route in the picture....[more]   Browse More Classics in Connecticut

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Rock Climbing Photo: northside of the balance rock. easy VO warmup behi...
northside of the balance rock. easy VO warmup behi...
Rock Climbing Photo: much more impressive in person.
much more impressive in person.

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By Cricket
From: From the heart
May 1, 2012
Id just like to say that this boulder might be the nicest one Ive seen in connecticut. Its not that big but it is super classy and theres just enough holds on it... all the movement on this boulder is fantastic and as if it were made to be climbed.

I havent sent any of the problems but I worked Ricochet last night with a lantern and I had the best time, getting off the sidepull and into a gaston off to the right... not sure if the hold was on or not.

Awesome boulder. Gotta check this one out.

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