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Swan Slab Chimney 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ British: MS 4a

   
Type: Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV British: VD 3c [details]
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Submitted By: Derek Anderson on Aug 1, 2010
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Description 

obvious chimney in front of the huge oak on the main face of swan slabs. This chimney is a great chimney introduction pitch and is easily protected with small-medium cams. There is mainy different options for finishing the route.


Location 

Just in front of the Huge oak tree and just left of the Hanging flake


Protection 

small-medium cams/stoppers



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By Rodger Raubach
Apr 30, 2011

This part of Swan Slab is very popular with beginning climbers and is usually overrun with the participants in climbing schools. This route provides the easiest access to the anchors for toproping Grant's Crack and Oak Tree Flake.

By Will Wilson
From: Morganton, nc
Nov 2, 2011
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a

I realy like this route i did my first lead climb on it and i loved it.

By Rodger Raubach
May 3, 2013

The Location needs a slight correction to be "just left of Oak Tree Flake," and not "hanging Flake."