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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
Better make that grab.

Roof Problem V2 5+  CO : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : Tree Slab
This is located in the little alcove to the right of the Tree Slab face. Start from some chalked underclings with your feet on a slab with a crack running through it. Move you right hand up to the sloping lip. Pull up with the left to a small crimp on the left side of the little arete. Heel hook right and go for the top.It has a back breaking landing on the boulder below without a spot. This has good, positive holds, fun moves, but it is short....[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.