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Submitted By: Michael Schneiter on Apr 5, 2014
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Description 

This is the closest area to the trailhead with a number of short easy to moderate climbs with a few more difficult lines. It is an area that is more reasonable to use for top roping although the anchors aren't always super easy to access. Expect some exposed 3rd and 4th class scrambling.

Getting There 

The first area reached in No Name when hiking up the road. The gentle granite slab that gives the area its name meets the road and other climbing is obvious up and left.

Climbing Season

For the East Side area.

Weather station 3.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Beginner Slab 5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a  CO : Glenwood Springs : ... : Beginner Slab area
Climb the low angle slab that is broken by a ledge in the middle. A few steep sections are encountered along the route, otherwise it's the ultimate beginner/kids/family route. It is topropeable by carefully scrambling up and right from the slab with an exposed traverse on the ledge system at the top. Great care should be taken when accessing the top anchors. Two sets of bolts exist at the top with chains on one set for lowering/rappelling off....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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