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Shared By: Ron Olsen on Mar 29, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
Access Issue: Seasonal Closure / 2020 Update Details

Description

Blob Slab is the smooth, low-angle, granite apron on the left side of East Blob. Most routes here are runout slab climbs established in the 1970s. A few bolts and a few gear placements are available, but leaders should be confident making moves above pro. A 2-bolt anchor exists at the top of the slab at the top of A Hike With Ludwig Dude; this can be used to set up a top rope (60m recommended).

One modern sport route is here: A Hike For Y2K (11d).

Routes from left to right:

A. unknown TR, 7 R, 1p, 90'.
B. Left Roof, 8 R, 1p, 90', gear.
C. Old Route, 8+ R, 1p, 90', gear.
D. A Hike With Ludwig Dude, 9 or 10-, PG-13, 1p, 95', gear & bolt.
E. Out Of Limits, 10+ R, 1p, 95', gear.
F. Crack Tack, 10- R, 1p, 95', gear & bolt.
G. Happiness In Slavery, 10- X, 1p, 90', gear.
H. Of Human Bondage, 10 R/X, 1p, 100', bolts.
I. A Hike for Y2K, 11+, 1p, 100', bolts.
J. Why Two Kracks?, 6, 1p, 120', gear.

Getting There

Take the trail to Blob Rock. Go right and down a bit and you'll soon be at the base of Blob Slab.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Blob Slab

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
 11
Crack Tack
TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 17
A Hike With Ludwig Dude
Trad, TR
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 19
A Hike for Y2K
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Crack Tack
 11
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R TR
A Hike With Ludwig Dude
 17
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad, TR
A Hike for Y2K
 19
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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