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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The FINEST legal CRACK in New Haven. Start on the deck and fire the crack (Ball Nuts/micro placements/stacked nutz) straight through to the top. When the crack fades work some moves over/up to the anchor. Originally, ATX Aid Crack. Easier Variation: Known as the 10 Crack is the obvious beautiful crack that splits the large slab face to the right of That 70's Show. From the ledge, stand on the block to the left and work right into the crack several feet off the deck....[more] Browse More Classics in Connecticut