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9. Giant Wall (Long Slabs)

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9. Giant Wall (Long Slabs)  

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The Giant Wall is the tallest in Birdsboro Quarry. The handful of two pitch climbs here are two real pitches, you need to do two raps if you do both.

Routes, left (uphill/farthest) to right (downhill/closest):

There Will Be Blood (5.8+)
Bulge Aria (5.9+)
Ghetto Palm (5.10+)
High Steppin' (5.8)
Slabtastic (5.9+)
Like a Slabby Virgin (5.9)
Spiders and Snakes (5.9+)
Will It Stay or Will It Go (5.10)
Nine Line (5.9)
Pennsyltucky (5.11b/c)
Slime Factor (5.10b) (Smear Factor variation)
Smear Factor (5.12c/d)
Virgin/Fear Crossover (5.9+) (either variation)
Fear Re-Factored (5.10+)
#100 (5.10d)
The Virgin Suicides (5.9+)

Getting There 

From the welcome sign, follow the wide right-hand trail downhill toward the reservoir. Follow the path left around the fence to the other side. Follow the path past the Lower Climbs on your left, along the reservoir to your right. Follow a side trail along the edge of reservoir, and take it through the woods to the north. You'll reach a wooden sign with a weathered topo of the Giant Wall. Just past it you'll find the real deal.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.4 miles from here

15 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for 9. Giant Wall (Long Slabs):
High Steppin'   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Like A Slabby Virgin   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Slabtastic   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Virgin Suicides   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 2 pitches, 140'   
Cerca del paraiso (first pitch)   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 75'   
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By Rocket
Jul 31, 2014
Belayers want helmets and quick feet! LOTS of loose rock
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