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Slabs Direct 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: FRA: The Chinos
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Submitted By: chinos on Apr 3, 2013

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Climb the face to the right of the seam....

Raptor Closures - 2016 Tunnel 2 Closure Lifted / Upper Canyon Road closures MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Climb up the nose of the slab. Ascend the slab up the center of the wall past flakes at mid-height. Continue up the bulge to a ledge and an anchor.

Eds. The length of the route is listed as longer, since using a the 2 anchor bolts and a 100' rope will not allow you to belay your second from the ground. It was originally listed as a 30' route.

Location 

This is on the Short Slab Wall left of the steep section.

Protection 

Standard rack. Two bolt anchor.


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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Sep 6, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

This looks harder from the ground than it really is.
By Leo Paik
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From: Westminster, Colorado
Oct 9, 2013

Okay, this one is a slight mystery as to where it is.

Is this the line?

Rock Climbing Photo: Deb does something that may be 5.6.
Deb does something that may be 5.6.


or this?

Rock Climbing Photo: Doug tries something 5.7 or 5.8 perhaps.
Doug tries something 5.7 or 5.8 perhaps.


or this?

Rock Climbing Photo: Doug tries something that is reachy 5.7 or 5.8.
Doug tries something that is reachy 5.7 or 5.8.
By ChefMattThaner
From: Lakewood, co
Apr 13, 2014
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Pretty sure it is the second picture you posted, Leo. I also found the slab at the top awfully stiff for 5.6 or even 5.7. I would even go as far as 5.8+, but I might have missed something or been totally off route as well.

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