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Slab City (Center)

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Slab City (Center)  

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Elevation: 1,000'
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Submitted By: C Miller on Feb 21, 2012
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Situated right at ground level this area offers an easy approach and a wide range of climbing styles and difficulties. Many of the climbs here feature a steep section midway but almost all finish with a bit of slab climbing to keep you on your toes. This area is also home to a fair number of quality crack climbs for additional diversion.

Routes here range from 5.7 to 5.13a with most in the 5.11+ to 5.12+ range. Popular climbs include Romp (5.10c), Gulp Swallow (5.10d), Vertical Vee (5.11d), New Directions (5.12a), Microquarry (5.12c) and Synergy (5.12d).

Getting There 

Located between Slab City (Left) and Slab City (Right).

Climbing Season

For the Slab City area.

Weather station 4.8 miles from here

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Featured Route For Slab City (Center)
Pulling through the crux

Vertical Vee 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  CA : Inland Empire : ... : Slab City (Center)
Vertical Vee climbs a prominent dihedral in the center of Slab City. The crux is pulling over the roof on slopey pin scars with terrible feet between the third and fourth bolts. After the fifth bolt the route moves one crack to the right of the start crack....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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