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Blob Slab

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A Hike for Y2K S 
A Hike With Ludwig Dude T,TR 
Crack Tack TR 
Left Roof T,TR 
Of Human Bondage T,S 
Old Route T,TR 
Out Of Limits T,TR 

Blob Slab 


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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Mar 29, 2006
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Description 

Blob Slab is the smooth, low-angle, granite apron on the left side of East Blob. Most routes here are runout slab climbs established in the 1970s. A few bolts and a few gear placements are available, but leaders should be confident making moves above pro. A 2-bolt anchor exists at the top of the slab at the top of A Hike With Ludwig Dude; this can be used to set up a top rope (60m recommended).

One modern sport route is here: A Hike For Y2K (11d).

Routes from left to right:

A. unknown TR, 7 R, 1p, 90'.
B. Left Roof, 8 R, 1p, 90', gear.
C. Old Route, 8+ R, 1p, 90', gear.
D. A Hike With Ludwig Dude, 9 or 10-, PG-13, 1p, 95', gear & bolt.
E. Out Of Limits, 10+ R, 1p, 95', gear.
F. Crack Tack, 10- R, 1p, 95', gear & bolt.
G. Of Human Bondage, 10 R/X, 1p, 100', bolts.
H. A Hike for Y2K, 11+, 1p, 100', bolts.


Getting There 

Take the trail to Blob Rock. Go right and down a bit and you'll soon be at the base of Blob Slab.


7 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',1],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Blob Slab:
Crack Tack   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R     TR, 1 pitch   
A Hike With Ludwig Dude   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch   
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Crack Tack 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Blob Slab
This starts about 3m to the right of the right tree, at a flake which is fun to mantel as a first move. After the mantel, move up and right towards a bolt (1/4 inch, I think) then follow a left/up leaning crack. Climb straight up the slab to a crack which will take pro, and leads to the bolts....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Blob Rock Area. <br /> <br />Original photo by Jack Wyatt.
BETA PHOTO: Blob Rock Area.

Original photo by Jack Wyatt.
East Blob from below.
BETA PHOTO: East Blob from below.
On Blob Slab.
On Blob Slab.
Looking sketchy!
Looking sketchy!
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By Guy H.
From: Fort Collins CO
Jan 23, 2012

Don't depend on Bob's guidebook for accurate info on this wall. There are a few climbs that are mislabeled in the topo!