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Canfield Woods, Book Hill 
Canfield Woods, Monkey Hut Area 

Deep River/Essex/Chester Rock Climbing 

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Scattered throughout the woods of these towns are numerous high quality Gneiss boulders, the only problem is that the majority of them are on private property. However, there are still a hand full of great lines and beautiful places to climb. I've spend two years searching for boulders during my free time, but am sure to have missed many, so please contribute to this page if you can!

Getting There 

Located in southern CT, near the mouth of the CT River, I95 and Rt. 9 both offer direct access to these towns.

Climbing Season

For the CT Bouldering area.

Weather station 7.5 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Deep River/Essex/Chester

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Deep River/Essex/Chester:
The Only Dance There Is   V2-3 5+     Boulder, 12'   Canfield Woods, Book Hill
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Featured Route For Deep River/Essex/Chester
Rock Climbing Photo: warm up wall

Warm-up Traverses V2-3 5+  Connecticut : CT Bouldering : ... : Canfield Woods, Monkey Hut ...
Can go left to right or right to left. right to left is more difficult.The rock is amazing and the climbing is very smooth. You can also do a straight up variation on the left side of the wall.Great for a warm up or cool down, it's just fun....[more]   Browse More Classics in Connecticut

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