Elevation: 6,731 ft
GPS: 34.63, -112.568 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Greg Opland on Jan 31, 2006 with 1 Suggestions
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick
Access Issue: Falcon Closures from February 1st until July 15th Details

Description

The Swamp Slabs is the leftmost section of Granite Mountain, from the Swamp Slabs Route over to Tread Gently. Most of the Swamp Slabs routes can be reached from Pine Tree Ledge, a prominent shelf cutting across the bottom of the Swamp Slabs area. The routes here are mostly easy to moderate, on good rock and offer good pro and very nice climbing.

The standard descent for the Swamp Slabs area is to hike off slabs on the left (northern) end of the mountain and then scramble down to reach Pine Tree Ledge from there. This can be tricky the first time, but if you look carefully, you can see signs of previous passage.

Getting There

The Swamp Slabs are access from the main climber's trail in a sort of open, flat area with an agave plant or two. The Swamp Slabs trail heads up the left from here, then grunts up below the wall to reach Pine Tree Ledge.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Swamp Slabs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 18
Dislocation Buttress
Trad 5 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 39
Debut
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 46
Dislocation Direct
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 14
Green Horns
Trad 4 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 12
Green Dagger
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
Tread Gently
Trad 2 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
 7
Pinhead
Trad 3 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Conkomatic
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dislocation Buttress
 18
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 5 pitches
Debut
 39
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 2 pitches
Dislocation Direct
 46
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Green Horns
 14
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 4 pitches
Green Dagger
 12
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Tread Gently
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Pinhead
 7
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad 3 pitches
Conkomatic
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
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