This is a large boulder with easy slab climbing above a small roof. The fun of this boulder comes from figuring out the various ways to pull out from under the roof onto the slab face of the boulder. The rock quality is variable; some parts are extremely solid, while other gravelly parts will peel away in your hand.
Back Slabber is the last big boulder on the south end of the upper Caprock area. You should be able to distinguish it by its big slab face and the yucca plants growing in a small clump at its base. It's only a 50-foot walk from the main trail wrapping around the hill below.
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The Shankster (SDS) V3 6A CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Back Slabber Boulder
This is a sit start variation on The Shankster.Start with you left on a big ledge near the back of the roof and your right on a flat sidepull. Slap up an around the roof till you get the knob, then get your left out from under the roof. Move right to a big jug, then pull a fun, wide mantle move to reach high to a good crimp. Finish on an easy slab....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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