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Lower Slabs
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Adrenaline T 
And God Created All Men Equal T 
Autumn Fire T,TR 
Captain Hook T 
Dark Star T 
Death by Abunga T 
Dirty Rat T 
Discrepancy T 
Finger Lichen Good T 
For Slab Rats Only  T 
Good Morning T 
Grass Route T 
Guillotine T 
It ain't the meat, its the motion T 
Know Fair T 
ME T 
Peatoidal Membranes T 
Praying Mantle T 
R2D2 T 
Scuttle T 
Seldom Seen  T 
Seneca Samurai T 
Snakebite T 
Some People T 
Summer Breeze T 
Sunny Down Bulow T 
TIPS T 
Unspecified hand crack (?) T 
WAPSUCK 4 T 
Wapsuck Direct T 
Warlock, The T 
Witchy Way T 
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Dirty Rat 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
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Submitted By: Mark Maier on Jun 20, 2012

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Description 

Climb the crack a few feet to the right of For Slab Rats Only, with two trees growing out of the crack. It is fun moves, but its rather licheny and dirty.

Location 

Parallels For Slab Rats Only on the detached wall you encounter before you reach the main wall at Lower Slabs. The top is the same as For Slab Rats Only, and puts you a few steps away from the start for Discrepancy and neighboring routes.

Protection 

Standard Seneca rack, but no large stuff needed.


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By Andy Weinmann
From: Alexandria, VA
Oct 26, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Dunno if this has been climbed more or what but it wasn't licheny or dirty this past weekend. Ted and I both led it and both followed up it and it's a nice fun route with good pro. A few loose chunks in the crack to look out for but otherwise good.
By K Baumgartner
Mar 27, 2016

Uninspiring compared with its right facing corner of a neighbor.

Wes and I cleaned out a lot of the loose rock near the top.

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