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Central Slab Area Rock Climbing 

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Paradise for technical 5.11 slab climbing. The must-do route here is David Tidwell's three pitch The Imaginator (5.11c). There are also a harder routes of similar quality by Jerry Handren called Dominatrix (5.12b), and Young Marble Giants (5.12d).

Getting There 

Traverse along the base of the cliff toward the left, passing some bolted projects, up a steep slope, down, and then up again until you come to an impressive and distinct area of Gray rock. This is the Central Slab Area.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Charleston area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Central Slab Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Central Slab Area:
Egyptian Sandfish   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Imaginator   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 3 pitches, 375'   
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Featured Route For Central Slab Area
Rock Climbing Photo: The Imaginator 11c, topo

The Imaginator 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  NV : Mount Charleston : ... : Central Slab Area
The Imaginator is a consistant and fun outing up the center of the Imagination Wall.Begin at the center of the wall near a fairly tall tree. There are three small, short dihedrals here (maybe 40' tall). The leftmost one has a black roof/bulge extending from it's top off to the left. Begin in the rightmost one.P1: Climb up the dihedral past a few bolts then continue up the face above to a pillar-feature. Bear-hug up this feature past two or three bolts, then through the roof (crux) and belay...[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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