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Routes in Big Ass Slab?

Assmosis T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Coloradoddity S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Critical Morass S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Stout Blue Vein S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Description

This rock is entered here to provide organizational clarity. This crag is located in the cluster of rocks known as Jurassic Park. According to Rick Thompson, this rock located just downhill from the Dinosaur's Foot is known as "Big Ass Slab." Perhaps, there is a more tactful name (especially for little kids climbing here) for this rock?

On this slab are at least 4 established lines and possibly more. Clean, low-angle rock with primarily bolt protection is probably the best way to describe this crag. Nonetheless, this rock is still fun to climb.

Getting There

Hike up from Lily Lake on the established ridge trail that switchbacks a short distance from the parking lot. Angle uphill towards the obvious rock and find the climber's trail. If you reach Dinosaur Rock or The Fin, you've gone too far. The 4 obvious routes start virtually on the climber's trail.

L->R:

A. Coloradoddity, 6, 1p, 90', bolts.
B. Stout Blue Vein, 8+, 95', bolts.
C. Critical Morass, 10+, 1p, 100', bolts.
D. Assmosis, 9+, 1p, 100', bolts & gear.

4 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Big Ass Slab?

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 172
Coloradoddity
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 103
Stout Blue Vein
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 68
Critical Morass
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Coloradoddity
 172
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Stout Blue Vein
 103
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Critical Morass
 68
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
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