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Foster Pond Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 41.3597, -72.5869 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: David B. on Jan 12, 2011
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Bryan on Mrs. Spears before the cleaning


About 10 to 20 foot tall Gneiss wall. It is shady and mossy and has lots of ice in the winter. It starts off not very tall and by the end is highball or rope climbing.

Getting There 

Park in the pullout off of route 80 that people use for the main climbing walls. Instead of walking over route 80 follow the main trail in for less than a minute and take the blue blaze trail on the left. Follow that for about 10 to 12 minutes and you will be able to see Foster pond through the trees. You will come up to a steep downhill followed by a steep uphill. Before you go uphill turn left and follow in the valley about 20 yards and the boulder is on the left.

Climbing Season

For the CT Bouldering area.

Weather station 7.1 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Start to Britney Spears.

Britney Spears V4 6B  CT : CT Bouldering : Foster Pond Area
Start with 2 small crimps and heel hook. Work up and around ledge. After you get around the ledge it becomes a slab problem to the topout. It is very fun....[more]   Browse More Classics in CT

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