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Hidden Slab  


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Submitted By: Bob Gaines on Apr 27, 2011
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Description 

This 80 foot-high slab has four bolted slab climbs. It faces east and is in the sun in the morning, shade in the afternoon (after 3 pm in late spring).

Getting There 

On the east face of the main Echo Rock complex. Located 100 feet up and right from Bambi Meets Godzilla. A bit of class 3 scrambling leads to the base.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.4 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['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 Hidden Slab:
Under the Radar   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Private Eye   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Rodeo Doggie   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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By Arthur E
From: Madison, WI
Jan 9, 2013
I was here in early January and the slab was never in the sun. Just a heads up to folks seeking a sunny slab in the winter.