Ball Field Slabs Rock Climbing
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The main slabs located directly above the town baseball fields. This area hosts the majority of routes in West Rock. Many of the lines here are sport however there are several gear and mixed protection (gear and bolts) routes as well. Several of these routes REQUIRE 70M ropes and several routes are multi-pitch routes.
Hike up the well worn trail behind the dugout. Follow the trail up and right behind some apartment buildings. Take the second left trail which cuts back left directly beneath the main slabs.
Climbing Season For the South Buttress area.
Weather station 2.7 miles from here
9 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Ball Field Slabs
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Ball Field Slabs:
That 70 Show 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 115'
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Nickel And Dime 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Connecticut
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Nickle and Dime is a beautiful two pitch route located on the left side of the sport routes. This route can take off from different locations. The most common start is from the high ledge where Kinethesis departs. From this ledge the route follows the arete on the left end of the ledge up past four bolts to large ledge w/ two bolt chain anchors. The alternate start is a Trad start from the next ledge below Kinethesis. From this ledge follow a large handcrack 15 ft to the Kinethesis ledge and the...[more] Browse More Classics in Connecticut