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Joshua's Trust Land Rock Climbing 

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Location: 41.79467, -72.20143 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Shane CT on Sep 16, 2012


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BETA PHOTO: A side view of the small warm-up slab/face that I'...


Anyone, please correct me if these rocks/problems are already known, I couldn't find anything in any guidebooks or online. There is a main rock face with some shorter sections and outcrops (10-20 ft.) at the Coney Rock Overlook, and a few erratics to the north east on the Mullane Trail called Proposal Rocks. I believe all the rock here is gneiss, and is similar to the rest of the rock you'll find in the mansfield area (e.g. Wolf Rock and Pot Hole) The trail is sparsely traveled, I normally only see people on the weekends hiking to enjoy the sight off of the Coney Rock overlook. Also, the area also known as "Mulberry Boulders" off of Mulberry Rd. is made of the scattered boulders between the main overlook and Mulberry Rd. below. This area has more/better problems with photos soon to come.

Getting There 

If you look up Joshua's Trust Coney Rock Preserve and get the trail map , you'll see that there is an outlook listed as #11 on the map. Right below this are several ledges. One smaller ledge (about 15 ft.) provides many possibilities for easier slab problems or warm-ups, this is found just a little bit south off of the trail from the bench at the lookout. There are more boulders and smaller faces below that I have'nt explored. Proposal Rock (#14) is a great overhanging erratic that is easily accessed from the parking area at the end of Woodland Rd.

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For the CT Bouldering area.

Weather station 2.6 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Located on what I believe to be Proposal Rock.

Horseshit & Skunk Cabbage V1+ 5  Connecticut : CT Bouldering : Joshua's Trust Land
Start with one hand in both obvious cracks. Continue up the right crack using a feature under the overhang as a foothold. Hit a pinch at the top of the arete and make a big move to a nice finishing jug to the left....[more]   Browse More Classics in Connecticut

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