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The Preserve Rock Climbing 


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Location: 41.31832, -72.40451 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Matthew Lyons on May 13, 2015
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Description 

Dispersed boulders throughout the recently protected 1000-acre preserve make for some quiet, peaceful conditions. Located in Old Saybrook and Essex, CT. Typically seasonal (Spring, Summer, Fall) as there can be a lot of snow in the winter months. Most areas are secluded and owned by the towns of Essex, Old Saybrook, and the state of Connecticut.

Getting There 

Parking at various locations in the area. Clark Community Town Park (Old Saybrook) is one location. A series of trails run through the preserve that leads to most of the boulders.

Climbing Season

For the CT Bouldering area.

Weather station 2.0 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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


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Low and Away V3 6A  Connecticut : CT Bouldering : The Preserve
A low traverse that travels across a long 20-foot overhanging boulder. The crux is located in the center of the route with a lunge to a high right-hand hold. Good quality holds with minimal risk. This problem really lives up to its name!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Connecticut

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By Brian
From: North Kingstown, RI
Jun 21, 2016
Shouldn't this be under the "CT Bouldering" section?

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