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West Side  


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Description 

The West Side is located on the northwestern edge of the basin (past the East Side). This side of the basin has many great boulders and small cliffs.

Getting There 

Continue traversing across the basin to the far end of the rocky hillside.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.2 miles from here

40 Total Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',22],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',3],['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',12],['V2-3',14],['V4-5',7],['V6-7',7],['V8-9',0],['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 West Side:
Classic Crack   V0 4     Boulder, 13'   Warmup Boulder
Fanciful Flight   V1 5     Boulder, 20'   Colossus Boulder
New Speedway Boogie   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   King Boulder
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Featured Route For West Side
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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