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Rattlesnake Mountain Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: Parking area on Rt. 6


Rattlesnake Mountain is home to several traprock climbing areas, one of which is Rattlesnake Cliff.

Getting There 

The best approach is to park on Rt. 6 (see map coordinates above) and follow the blue-blazed Metacomet Trail south. You will encounter Porcupine Wall, Green Wall, Will Warren's Den, and then Rattlesnake Cliff.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.6 miles from here

59 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',31],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Rattlesnake Mountain

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Rattlesnake Mountain:
Mother Russia   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 35'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Solidarity   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 75'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Unwelcome Guest   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 35'   Porcupine Wall
Franny and Zoey   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Night shift   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad   Rattlesnake Cliff
Moondog Delight   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Green Goddess   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad   Green Wall
Pieces of Eight   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Face to Face    5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 35'   Porcupine Wall
Slip Knot   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Rattlesnake Cliff
Razorback   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Trad, TR, 35'   Porcupine Wall
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Featured Route For Rattlesnake Mountain
Rock Climbing Photo: The purple line is Quill.

Quill 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  CT : Central Valley : ... : Porcupine Wall
To the right of a large face and a good sized hemlock, follow the face with random blocks to the left of a large crack/gully. Use the arret if you must....[more]   Browse More Classics in CT

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