Midway through the difficulties on Mantlepiece, 5....
The left side of Slab City extends from Diagonal Direct
to Pucker Power
(5.12b R) on the right.
This is an easily accessible portion of the Quarry with most of the routes starting from ground level and requiring little to no scrambling to reach the base. Routes here range from 5.8 to 5.12c and tend to be slabbier and less continuous than most of the Quarry routes, although exceptions do exist. Recommended routes here include the 1st pitch of Feetal Rearrangement
(5.8), Mantle Marathon
(5.10a), Shattered Dreams
(5.10c), Peter Principle
Once you reach the dirt road that paralles the base of the crag head left to the far left side of the crag. Plan on a 5 minute approach from parking on the street.
Weather station 4.8 miles from here
16 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Cling Thing 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Featured Route For Slab City (Left)
Cling Thing 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b CA
: Inland Empire
: ... : Slab City (Left)
Boulder onto a sloping ledge, lean back to clip the 1st bolt on this route and go. Steep climbing on big holds to a long move (crux) just past the 2nd bolt. Continue up an easy slab (Hang Thang joins this route at the 4th bolt) to a short, right-facing dihedral with a perfect hand crack and finish along the arete of a large flake.Good climbing on this at the bottom and top but the uninteresting slab in the middle detracts a bit from the overall quality. It's advised to clip the 1st bolt on the r...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: Slab City (Left), Riverside Quarry
BETA PHOTO: Slab City, on the far left end and just in front o...
One of the more popular climbs at The Quarry
Remnants of the past, Riverside Quarry