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There are three nice but dangerous slab climbs on this formation.

Getting There 

Sumo Greatness is the obvious slab about 150-200 yards to the right of the Ragged Edges boulder along the hillside.

Climbing Season

For the Willow Spring area.

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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

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Sumo Greatness   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R     Trad   
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Sumo Greatness - above the bulge

Sumo Greatness 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a NV : Red Rock : ... : Sumo Greatness Slab
This little gem is about 100' long and has a grand total of 3 bolts. A fall before clipping the second bolt will likely result in injuries. A fall above the 3rd has resulted in a broken nose for one local climber....[more]   Browse More Classics in NV

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By Andrew Carson
From: Wilson, WY
Apr 16, 2009
There are now a pair of bolts with chains just east of the top of Sumo Greatness. Not the best place for toproping and sort of unnecessary, as there's plenty of anchor possibilities all over the place. Oh well. Hard to say how long they've been there.
By Pete Bresciani
Apr 17, 2009
Those anchors left of the slab are at the top of a climb called 22 Minutes till Closing (5.6) and are probably only suitable for toproping that climb. Sumo Greatness' anchor has a bolt and an open shut you could use for toproping. Ice Climb and Dean's List can be toproped off a tree.
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