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Bradley Mountain Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Clint Cummins on Apr 25, 2009  with updates from Robert Hall
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BETA PHOTO: "Northern" Crags on Bradley Mtn


Several crags in Southington and Plainville, CT - north of Shuttle Meadow Reservoir; SE of I-84.

Note that the climbing and bouldering areas near Split Rock, on Water Department property South of the Fire Wall, have been closed to climbing for some time. Enforcement is active but sporadic.

Getting There 

I-84 to Exit 32 (Route 10). See access descriptions for each crag.

Climbing Season

For the Central Valley area.

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

74 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',19],['1 Star',32],['Bomb',4]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bradley Mountain

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bradley Mountain:
Fresh Bag   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, Sport   Firewall : Sport Routes
Unnamed 5.9   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport   Firewall : Sport Routes
Firecracker (New)   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport   Firewall : Sport Routes
Burnt Beyond Recognition (Mixed)   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, Sport   Firewall : Sport Routes
Optimus Prime   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 55'   Firewall : Sport Routes
OC Roof   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, Sport   Firewall : Sport Routes
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Rock Climbing Photo: Optimus Prime

Optimus Prime 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Connecticut : Central Valley : ... : Sport Routes
Left most side of the roof. Awesome steep boulder problem to a technical face. There is a 12b variation start which start to the left of the main start and traverses into Optimus Prime. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Connecticut

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By Robert Hall
From: North Conway, NH
Mar 22, 2017
Hide Out, Lost Wall and Split Rock were considered closed to climbing, as are all the areas within the "Water Dept's 'Jurisdiction'".

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