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Shared By: C Runyan on Sep 5, 2008
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Shawn Heath

Description

Classic Old Rag slab, which also means you should choose your route carefully: several climbs are run out or offer thin gear placements. Some routes require two ropes to rap.

Getting There

From Weakly Hollow, pass the Lower Ridge Slab up a steep section of trail to a small plateau of exposed rock with an eastward view (If you're coming from summit, the plateau is just past the 3-trunk tree and Bushwhack Trail for the Reflector Oven.)

From the plateau, head east down the slab and plunge into the undergrowth. Choose the trail on the left and meander to the Whale's Lip slab.

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5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
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