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Black Slab  


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Elevation: 9,000'
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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Aug 23, 2007
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Description 

At one point, this was listed under Monitor Rock. To help with organization, we'll create a separate listing for this rock.

This is a small crag which is located near Outlook Rock on the northeast side of the road along CO Hwy 82. It has a pleasant slab with at least a couple routes.

Getting There 

This crag lies west of Twin Lakes, just past the Parry Peak Campground. There is a small quarry off the north side of the road. It is about 1-2 miles east of Monitor Rock on the east side of Independence Pass.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.2 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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Black Slab Left

Black Slab Left 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c  CO : Independence Pass : ... : Black Slab
This route is actually a mile or two east of Monitor Rock on Black Slab. Approach as for Monitor Rock. 50 yards past the Parry Park Campground, turn right off CO Hwy 82 on a dirt road. After 100 yards bare right at the fork, and park at the little camping area. Hike straight up the hill to Black Slab. The left route is 5.9-, and the anchor is missing one hanger. Clip the one good bolt and traverse the Black Slab Right's anchors to lower....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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