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Submitted By: Stephen Wilfong on Sep 17, 2010


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A little, lonely slab down the hill from the Penis Rock. The rock is a little crumbly and there is only one bolted route, but I think it's worth checking out if you're looking for an easy sport climb. This makes a good tick for someone just starting their sport leading career.

Getting There 

Go to the Penis Rock area. Walk past all the climbs in the Gully area and keep walking down the gully a ways. The slab is the only obvious hunk of rock on the right side of the gully.

Climbing Season

For the Hartman Rocks area.

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Abby Keelty following Slabba Dabba Doo on the FA.

Slabba Dabba Doo 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  CO : Gunnison : ... : Slab of No Return
This climb starts 15 feet right of [[110358303] and climbs up the prominent slab ramp. At the second bolt, move to the right of the bolt line by 3 feet, and climb up the delicate slab clipping the third bold as you go. At the second seam, clip the fourth bolt, and then make the thin, delicate slab moves up and past the bolt for the crux moves. For the 4th and fifth bolts, stay just to the left of the blunted arete feature. There are no anchors: you can build a anchor with a BD #0.75 and @P...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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From: Santa Monica, Ca.
Sep 18, 2010
I thought I'd touched and at least scoped out most everything there. Just shows to go ya!
By Stephen Wilfong
From: Englewood, CO
Sep 18, 2010
Yep. I think the easy routes like to be overlooked. I'm aware of at least a few more routes that aren't on MP yet that I plan on climbing and posting.

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