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Green Slabs is a great destination if you are looking for moderate trad. There are only a couple of sport routes, and though they are worth doing, this area is usually less crowded than most. If you really want a clip-up, try Yurt Monkey (5.8). Otherwise, there are no lack of good gear leads on this crag. Many routes, yes even the trad routes, have chain anchors at the top, but don't assume!
Driving up the Catalina Highway, Green Slabs will be visible on the right near mp 10.2. The highway passes tightly between two large rock formations here. The formation on the right is the western end of Green Slabs. Park at one of the nearby pullouts and find a trail heading steeply uphill to the crag. The trail is well defined and approaches the crag from the southwest.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Green Slabs:
Here and Gone 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Yurt Monkey 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
My Left Foot 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Samson and Dalieback 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Toy Roof 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a R Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
David and Goliath 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Mother Psycho's Little Darlins 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
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Greenhorn 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b AZ : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : ... : Green Slabs
Climb slab up to left angling dihedral then over bulge. The crux is near the top and there are two ways to do it, straight over bolt or just left of the bolt. Good rock, and interesting climbing only five minutes from the road....[more] Browse More Classics in AZ
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