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Connors Farm Rock Climbing 

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Administrators: M Sprague, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Joe M. on Oct 21, 2015
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This is a small area on land trust land that only recently received the ok for climbing. Please treat the area with the utmost respect as there are many houses within earshot of most of the climbing. As of now and thanks to the work of Adam Buteau, the town has given permission to climb there. If the area gets overrun and climbers don't behave, that could change.

Getting There 

In Smithfield, NW of Providence, just outside the Rt 295 ring. From "From Greenville, take Pleasant View Avenue (Route 116) north to Swan Road, then follow Swan Road to its end, about 1.5 miles. At the T junction with Mann School Road, go right and then almost immediately take a left onto Connors Farm Road. After about 0.3 miles, look for a small parking area on the left between houses numbered 20 and 24."

The southern entrance is reached by going left on Mann School Road from the T for ~6/10s of a mile and it will be on your right. It can handle up to 3 cars and is the most direct for the Fortress.

You can find a little more information and photos on the above site.

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Weather station 1.4 miles from here

94 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',21],['2 Stars',40],['1 Star',22],['Bomb',2]

Classic Climbing Routes in Connors Farm

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Connors Farm:
The Standard Route   V0 4     Boulder, 15'   The Cirque
Earth Wyrm   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   Dragon's Den
Enter the Dragon   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   Dragon's Den
Pluto, Go Home   V4- 6B     Boulder   Second Talus Area : The Planetarium
Dragon Slayer   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Dragon's Den
Space Elevator   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   Mars Boulder
Sebi's Dyno   V4 6B     Boulder   Second Talus Area : S&M Boulder
The Squib   V5 6C     Boulder, 9'   The Cirque
Flex Luthor   V7 7A+     Boulder   Fortress of Solitude
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Featured Route For Connors Farm
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike Hartford at the topout of The Standard Route,...

The Standard Route V0 4  Rhode Island : Connors Farm : The Cirque
Start standing on good holds in the obvious break about twelve feet right of big roof. Follow holds up and right to a horizontal, follow horizontal left to a break. Top out through the break. Awesome problem. Probably the best V0 in Rhode Island....[more]   Browse More Classics in Rhode Island

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By M Sprague
From: New England
Oct 21, 2015
Nice to see some new activity going on in the state and people actually sharing. Thanks Joe and Adam. Looks like a great new area. Looking forward to checking it out.

So where do you park? Kind of sparse with your descriptions/directions as usual, Joe ;)
By Joe M.
Oct 21, 2015
Need to go back out there and refresh my memory. More info will be us very soon...
By Adam Buteau
Oct 21, 2015
According to the map I have, there are 3 parking areas, but the one I use is a grass parking area on Connors Farm Drive. Its between two houses and is not very big, you can fit maybe 5 or 6 cars. This entrance is tucked in the back of a very nice culdasac so please carpool if you can so we dont clutter the street.
By Dana Seaton
Oct 22, 2015
Glad to see this place get some access. The Fortress wall is fairly close to some houses if I remember correctly. Is that area now legal also?
By Joe M.
Oct 22, 2015
Dana, looking at the maps, I think so. I'm going to check it out shortly...
By Joe M.
Oct 27, 2015
Dana, surpisingly, the Fortress is now part of the park (I don't think it was originally) AND there is a small legit parking area about 100 yards away (next to a giant under construction house).
By M Sprague
From: New England
Oct 28, 2015
How did I not know about this earlier? It is right near Spragueville for God's sake.
By Joe M.
Oct 29, 2015
Sorry Mark, I hadn't been there in a few years but we always kept it quiet because of access concerns. Glad to finally be able share it...
By Joe M.
Nov 3, 2015
Video of Prejudice Roof, The Pauper, and The Prince.

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