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L to R R to L Alpha
Crossing Over S 
Golden Years S 
Lifeline T 
Lower Dentures S 
Pete's Paradise S 
Sweet Louise S 
Upper Dentures S 
Upper Geezer Gulley T 
Whipper Snapper S 

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Submitted By: Mark Sgt on Aug 16, 2009


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All of the climbs here are “5.fun” as my buddy Mike Kurilich likes to say. Most new leaders seem to like Sweet Louise and Lower Dentures. Lifeline gives some opportunity for a little chockcraft on a longer climb. Crossing Over takes an exposed alpine-like romp that is longer than you expect – maybe destined for classic status.

Getting There 

This is large lower angle slab first seen when you hit the lower talus field of Geezer Wall. Just left of Aiguille du Tree.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.1 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Main Slab:
Pete's Paradise   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Upper Dentures   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Crossing Over   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 130'   
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Whipper Snapper 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Main Slab
Follow the 12 bolts up the anchor. Somewhat vegetated but still ok. 20-25 meters. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Main Slab - Geezer Wall
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Taylor Sargent high on Crossing Over
Taylor Sargent high on Crossing Over
Mike Kurilich on Whipper Snapper
Mike Kurilich on Whipper Snapper

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By Mary Ellen Man
From: Midvale, UT
Sep 12, 2011
WOW! When did kevin pogue come to Big cottonwood canyon! These are some fun easy very, very very, well protected climbs.
By DCrane
From: Taylorsville, Utah
May 25, 2012
There are so many bolts on this wall it is difficult to tell which route goes where from below. Bringing up the photos on my phone did little to help, maybe print something out to reference at the crag. some routes are only partly bolted and not having my trad rack, it was difficult to tell which bolt lines would go all the way up and which wouldn't. Except for Crossing Over - That route is easy to reference and a ton of fun!
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