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Basin Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 41.34184, -73.40686 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Morgan Patterson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Morgan Patterson on Feb 6, 2012
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Description 

Continuing north from bald rock you will notice a large drainage basin drops down to the west from the powerlines. From bald rock all the way along edge of the ridge to the bottom of the basin are outcroppings and boulders.

Getting There 

Hike North from the Bald Rock.

Climbing Season

For the Bald Rock Basin area.

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

134 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',53],['2 Stars',51],['1 Star',14],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',47],['V2-3',22],['V4-5',31],['V6-7',12],['V8-9',4],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Basin Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Basin Area:
Classic Crack   V0 4     Boulder, 13'   West Side : Warmup Boulder
High Five   V0 4     Boulder   West Side : Colossus Boulder
Fanciful Flight   V1 5     Boulder, 20'   West Side : Colossus Boulder
Creamy Tacos   V1 5     Boulder, 20'   East Side : El Duque Wall
Orion   V2 5+     Boulder, 23'   West Side : Colossus Boulder
New Speedway Boogie   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   West Side : King Boulder
Slurp & Giggle   V3 6A     Boulder, 18'   East Side : El Duque Wall
Return Of The B-Boy   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   West Side : King Boulder
Kerosine   V5+ 6C+     Boulder, 12'   West Side : King Boulder
Atomic Pleasure   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   West Side : King Boulder
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Featured Route For Basin Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Enter the Colossus

Enter The Colossus V4-5 6B+ Connecticut : CT Bouldering : ... : Colossus Boulder
This line has it all... It is the 400 lbs. elephant in the room. Start on the right side of the Colossus boulder on the obvious jug under the overhang. Fire up to two perfect crimpers and prepare to Enter the Colossus. Fire though the next section of holds to the lip at 20+ ft. About as classy as you can imagine....[more]   Browse More Classics in Connecticut

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By guy bon
Mar 6, 2012
Nice Mo! Another new spot!