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Another Arete 
Crimp line on Main Roof  
Hardest Line 
Hole Climb 
Koots's Line 
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Middle Roof Variation 
Mushroom Traverse Left 
Mushroom Traverse Right 
Overhanging Pocket Problem 
Right Roof 
Samp Slabs 
Sharp Arete 
Warmup 1 
Warmup 2 
Warmup 3 

Samp Mortar Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 107'
Location: 41.18754, -73.26312 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Morgan Patterson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Morgan Patterson on Dec 9, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: The Aboriginal Quartz Quarry


Samp Mortar is the small town park located at the end of Springer Rd in Fairfield, CT. The rock is schist and there are many good problems and variation located in this bouldering area. Along the walk into Samp Mortar you will find at the top of the hill just before the boulder field, the aboriginal quartz quarry.

Getting There 

Hike up over the hill, past the aboriginal quartz mine, and down into the glen with the large boulders.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.2 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Samp Mortar

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Samp Mortar:
Middle Roof V3   V3+ 6A+     Boulder   
Hole Climb   V4 6B     Boulder   
Middle Roof Variation   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   
Overhanging Pocket Problem   V6 7A     Boulder   
Crimp line on Main Roof    V6-7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   
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Overhanging Pocket Problem V6 7A  Connecticut : CT Bouldering : ... : Samp Mortar
Located on the same boulder as the Hole problem, just on the opposite end. Sit start under the overhanging face, climb up and right to the sloping lip (strenuous) then mantle up and slab to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in Connecticut

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Rock Climbing Photo: Mushroom Boulder
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By Will Cornell
Aug 17, 2014
Me and my Brother discovered a link up, which is not listed here, while we were having a short boulder sesh here yesterday. it starts on the middle roof v1 jugs and follows the line up. Instead of heading directly up and topping out there, you can traverse left and finish on the v6/7 topout. Its probably in the v4/5 range and is definitely one of the best lines on the mushroom boulder.

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