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Geriatric Ward

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Geriatric Ward Rock Climbing 


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Location: 41.2903, -72.7364 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Morgan Patterson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: T Roper on May 12, 2011
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Description 

This area appears to on GLCT property where rock climbing is prohibited. Please obey all Land Trust rules. Climbs are listed for informational/historic purposes.

This is the area closest to the Granite Rd parking spot mainly covering the cliff-band that parallels Granite Rd and crosses the power lines. The climbs are on both sides of the power lines.

Getting There 

From the Granite Rd parking go strait to the power lines, right before the power lines turn right onto the green trail. After crossing two man made bridges 2 minutes from the car look for a swamp crossing made with stones. From here you either stay on the green trail to the warmup wall/Swampy Pants or cross the stepping stones to get to Fern Gully.

The warmup wall is about 50 yards behind Swampy Pants.

Climbing Season

For the CT Bouldering area.

Weather station 3.4 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['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',3],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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By Morgan Patterson
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Mar 22, 2016
This area appears to be on GLCT property where rock climbing is currently prohibited.