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Dihedral Section Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 800'
Location: 41.557, -72.8335 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Morgan Patterson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Kurtz on Sep 24, 2012
Forecast:
Today

81° | 51°
Sunday

61° | 46°
Monday

67° | 57°
Tuesday

71° | 50°
Wednesday

66° | 45°
Thursday

62° | 48°
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Description 

The climbs in this area are about 100 ft long and separated into two sections by a ledge. It is relatively shady and cool for East Peak. The goat trail along the base of the climbs is sketchy and loose.

Getting There 

Easiest approach is on the blue-blazed trail from the Castle (5 mins.) There is a descent trail/gully about 70 feet climber's left of area.

Climbing Season

For the East Peak area.

Weather station 3.3 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Dihedral Section

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dihedral Section:
Lost Corner   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 90'   
Downcast   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 90'   
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Featured Route For Dihedral Section
Rock Climbing Photo: The awesome jungle gym like start to Letterbox

Letterbox 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Connecticut : Central Valley : ... : Dihedral Section
The route starts up the wide chimney formed by the massive blocks. Once on the ledge midway you can climb a slimmer chimney with two laser cracks in the back or a hand crack to the right of the chimney. The bottom is super fun. It's like a giant jungle gym swinging your way up between the massive blocks....[more]   Browse More Classics in Connecticut

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