Rock Climbing Connecticut

Rock Climbing Connecticut

by David Fasulo
     
 

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Want to go vertical? Let Rock Climbing Connecticut point you to the best ascents in the state. Scale the rock at Ragged Mountain, jam your way up the cracks at Chatfield Hollow State Park, and get pumped on the bouldering circuit at 7 Falls State Park. What Connecticut climbs lack in vertical height, they more than make up for in steep and sustained adventure. Inside

Overview

Want to go vertical? Let Rock Climbing Connecticut point you to the best ascents in the state. Scale the rock at Ragged Mountain, jam your way up the cracks at Chatfield Hollow State Park, and get pumped on the bouldering circuit at 7 Falls State Park. What Connecticut climbs lack in vertical height, they more than make up for in steep and sustained adventure. Inside you'll find information on the best climbing routes and bouldering problems at many favorite areas, along with protection information and gear recommendations that will keep you heading to the top. You'll find: detailed topos for all the major crags; descriptions of hundreds of routes; background and historical information on many of the crags; easy-to-follow driving and approach directions to climbing and bouldering destinations. Rock Climbing Connecticut is an indispensable sourcebook for planning your next rock climbing adventure in the Constitution State.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762722143
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Series:
Regional Rock Climbing Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,239,488
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.52(d)

Meet the Author

David Fasulo grew up in Southington, Connecticut, home of Ragged Mountain, and has been climbing in Connecticut since 1984. He is also the author of How to Rock Climb: Self-Rescue (1996, 2011). David has been a member of the American Mountain Guides Association since 1989 and is currently an AMGA–certified single-pitch instructor and New York State licensed guide specializing in self-rescue courses for climbers. Aside from climbing adventures, David is a full-time educator, avid sea kayaker, and experienced ocean sailor and racer.

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