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Slab Variation 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Dana Prosser on Jun 28, 2011

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BETA PHOTO: Rope on the route.

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This route features some well-protected slab climbing. It is a good route to get dialed in for other routes in the area. This fully bolted pitch ends in a two-bolt anchor about 70 feet up (not shown in topo).


This route is right of Dinklemaster.


6+ bolts to anchor and a 60m rope.

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Rock Climbing Photo: Ben setting up a TR.
Ben setting up a TR.

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By 303scott
Jun 24, 2016

Nice slab climb - definitely gets you prepped for slab climbing other routes nearby. Harder than the slab on Topaz.
By Tradgic Yogurt
Aug 14, 2016

Out of our group today, about a half dozen people climbed both Slab Variation and the first pitch of Remote Control. Except for me, everyone felt that Slab Variation was the more challenging of the two.

Why not me? I was a dumbass and left my shoes at the truck, restricting me to TR in hiking boots. As it turns out, you can navigate way off route to the left to find jugs and big crystals and then work your way up and right to the anchors. The biggest challenge I faced ended up being getting the rope over a tree and a bush.

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