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Tree Slab 


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Submitted By: Chris Dawson on Dec 3, 2001
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Description 

Tree slab is actually just a little slab near a tree. Several problems in the very low V range can be found along with slightly harder variations. Tree slab is a great place to warm down after getting pumped in the "Hole" or a nice shady spot in summer. In addition it is often a little quiter than the Lobby etc.


Getting There 

From the Lobby, proceed up the hill along the base of the cliff to the west. After scrambling up a low angle slabby rock, you will find yourself confronted with the slab and its tree.


10 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',2],['V2-3',6],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Tree Slab:
Center or Regular Problem aka Fire and Ice Simulator   V0 4     Boulder   
The High Traverse   V3 6A     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Tree Slab
Solid crimp.

Center or Regular Problem aka Fire and Ice Simulator V0 4  CO : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : Tree Slab
This is the problem up the center of the face of the tree slab. Pretty much everything on the "slab" is a little contrived, but this is almost an independent line.Start from two good holds near the left-center of the face that are located on the long row of holds that are footholds for the high traverse. Step high and reach a perfect 4-finger edge. It may be a slightly dynamic move for those of you who are shorties, unless you can lock off at your knees. From the edge, move your feet up and hi...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Dan T. on the tree slab in 1977. EBs worked well on it's tiny edges.
Dan T. on the tree slab in 1977. EBs worked well o...
Tree Slab High Traverse.
Tree Slab High Traverse.
Just having fun on a long traverse from The Lobby towards west.
Just having fun on a long traverse from The Lobby ...
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By Guy Lord
May 10, 2004

Once in the early spring I was piddling around on the tree slab. I heard something and turned around to see two rattlers hanging out on a little boulder just behind me. It was too early in the morning for them to react to me, and they headed for cover in the cockpit. I had often heard of there being snakes in the cockpit, but until then I didn't believe the rumor.