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Submitted By: Morgan Patterson on Feb 6, 2012
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Description 

Continuing north from bald rock you will notice a large drainage basin drops down to the west from the powerlines. From bald rock all the way along edge of the ridge to the bottom of the basin are outcroppings and boulders.

Getting There 

Hike North from the Bald Rock.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.2 miles from here

121 Total Routes

['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',51],['2 Stars',43],['1 Star',11],['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',23],['V2-3',55],['V4-5',29],['V6-7',13],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Basin Area:
Classic Crack   V0 4     Boulder, 13'   West Side : Warmup Boulder
Creamy Tacos   V1 5     Boulder, 20'   East Side : El Duque Wall
Fanciful Flight   V1 5     Boulder, 20'   West Side : Colossus Boulder
New Speedway Boogie   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   West Side : King Boulder
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Featured Route For Basin Area
Fanciful Flight in yellow (Capt. Mo on Orion)

Fanciful Flight V1 5  CT : CT Bouldering : ... : Colossus Boulder
Start on the left arete of the Colossus boulder down below the main landing area. Just behind the lower left corner is a finger crack to follow up the arete to a great horizontal. From here work your way up the arete to a great hollow flake, move right into a great horizontal. Fire up to the jug atop the flake on the arete, then work your up the arete using slopers and pinches to a decent flake just right of the arete up high. Continue to work the arete to the topout point of Orion. This climb h...[more]   Browse More Classics in CT

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By guy bon
Mar 6, 2012
Nice Mo! Another new spot!