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West Peak  


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Elevation: 1,024'
Location: 41.5791, -72.8361 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Morgan Patterson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Morgan Patterson on Aug 30, 2013
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Description 

West Peak is a large traprock ridge stretching for 3 miles from rt 364 to I-691. The ridge offers great surrounding views and is one of the largest documented climbing areas in the state however, it appears the majority of it is CHOSS.

Getting There 

There are several options listed in previous guide books, including a pipeline right of way on copper Ridge Road, the West Peak parking area at the radio tower area, and no the NW side of Mirror Lake in Hubbard Park.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.8 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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By DPas
May 21, 2015
If anyone would like info on this crag shoot me and email (Dpascariello@gmail.com)-I will likely be climbing here this weekend & Bradley Firewall.
I worked at the Summer camp for years. There are some outstanding lines here if you are not afraid of an approach.
I assure you there are worthwhile leads here.
Route beta can be found in Ken Nichols "Hooked on Traprock".

  • ***Wear a Helmet! Loose rock is an issue.
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