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CT Ice Climbing

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CT Ice Climbing  


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Location: 41.7683, -72.6838 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Morgan Patterson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Morgan Patterson on Jun 4, 2012
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Description 

Though CT is not known for it's Ice Climbing here are a few areas where climbing was once allowed and is currently allowed.

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Getting There 

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Climbing Season



Weather station 3.0 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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Featured Route For CT Ice Climbing
Green Disease in typical conditions.

Green Disease WI4 M6  CT : CT Ice Climbing : Green Disease Wall
A great pillar (WI4) if itís touching down (needs more than a week or two of cold temps). Otherwise, climb the overhung left-facing corner/roof to the right of the hanging dagger and pull onto the ice where the seam ends (M6). This is a great little trad mixed climb and it sews up well with a micro cam and finger-sized gear. At the top of the ice pillar, finish left up the corner/gully. [Note: I would encourage someone to establish a bolted anchor about 6-8 feet above the pillar (at the uppe...[more]   Browse More Classics in CT

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By Morgan Patterson
Administrator
Feb 17, 2015
This has got the be the best year of Ice Climbing in CT on record... anyone got any good photos, routes, or even areas to share?
By JD1984
From: Worcester, MA
3 days ago
Same with Massachusetts. Local ice in Central MA has been outstanding!