|The South Slabs
Slab Happy is found on the Southeast slabs on the second tier. It is the first bolted route on the left. Follow 5 bolts up a clean slab with small edges. Save a medium Tricam for the finish, to avoid a runout on the tricky finish. Rap 70 feet from chains. A very enjoyable route.
5 bolts, pro to 1 inch.
|By Clare Shemeta|
Sep 22, 2003
Tromped all over the L side of the SE slabs and did not find this. The furthest route to the L appears to have 2 bolts (first bolt ~20 ft off the ground...), a pin up in a crack, and sure looks harder than 5.7. Anybody know of a topo or description of how to find?
|By Timmy! Tormey|
From: Fakeville, USA
Dec 14, 2004
Here is your answer... a year and some late. On the far left of the slab past the bushes on the ramp are some rusty bolts that are hard to see. I put in a picture, notice the big diagonal band of crystals. They are a good landmark. Happy climbing, she is fun and you can top-rope some of the harder slabs off of those anchors (but they are more fun to lead, of course)!!
|By Anonymous Coward|
Mar 30, 2005
The Route is actually on the south slabs. When looking at Grey Rock from the Summit trail and the Meadows trail intersection. The route will be directly infront of you.. Follow the Summit trail until you find your Frist climbers trail leading to the left. There is a lage burn area from a recent fire. continue along this burn area until you find a small dranage that you can 3 class your way to the second teer. The route is 45 feet to the left of the dranage. The anchors at the top of the rout are hard if not impossable to see. The route further to the left that lead to the large over hang are Slip, Climb on my face (uses slab happys top ancors), Wigs on Fire, and Wild Streak
|By Rodney Ley|
Jun 30, 2006
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Agreed, Slab Happy is one sweet route. (And be sure to take a 1" piece to protect the slightly runout hard 5.7+ finish.)
Many routes at Greyrock are hard to find. My advice is to locate any obvious route for absolutely certain, then slowly work your way left or right to find the one you're looking for.
|By Rob C|
From: Fort Collins, CO
May 15, 2008
rating: 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Fun route; with a couple crux spots that are more like 5.8. The first clip is a rusty (3/8ths) bolt. I never saw a 5th bolt on the route. The chains are up and to the right of the 4th bolt. Moving between the 4th bolt and the chains is protected nicely by a yellow alien. There are three more bolts above the chains, probably goes at 5.9+, that don't lead to anchor bolts - or at least to anything obvious that I saw. There are several other newly bolted routes on the 1st and 2nd tier - all slab. I went up 3 other 5.7-5.10 routes that were great.