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Routes in 9 - Calvin's Slabs

Cal's Ceiling T,TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Calvin Corner T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Grumpy Gus T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Patriot Act T,TR 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
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This area has a few really fun routes. 100ft of of solid rock (plenty of gear placement options that are sound) with face climbing, a fun roof, corner routes and a few jams here and there and a really fun offwidth to roof start option called Cal's Ceiling 5.7+. You'll find a nice mix of features in this area. Great cruising to moderate difficulty level routes.

Most of the routes start at the big ledge about 20ft up (can't miss it once there). You can mix and match routes (starter route to ledge links to start of another route) easily.

There are options for anchors on top including slinging natural features.

Getting There [Edit]

This is the 3rd prominent formation to the right starting from Jim's Throne. Jim's, Pillar 2 then Calvin's Slabs.

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Classic Climbing Routes at 9 - Calvin's 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
 11
Patriot Act
Trad, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 8
Calvin Corner
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 5
Grumpy Gus
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Patriot Act
 11
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, TR
Calvin Corner
 8
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR
Grumpy Gus
 5
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
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Kyle Stapp
Pennsylvania
Kyle Stapp   Pennsylvania  
inbetween Patriot Act and Calvins Corner, as of 12/2013, there are two grey metolius rappel bolts. Dec 21, 2013

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