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Black Slab Left S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Black Slab Right S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Doug Rank, early 1980s
Page Views: 195 total, 1/month
Shared By: ClimbandMine on Jul 26, 2002
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This route is actually a mile or two east of Monitor Rock on Black Slab. Approach as for Monitor Rock. 50 yards past the Parry Park Campground, turn right off CO Hwy 82 on a dirt road. After 100 yards, bear right at the fork, and park at the little camping area. Hike straight up the hill to Black Slab. The left route is 5.9-, and the anchor is missing one hanger. Clip the one good bolt, and traverse the Black Slab Right's anchors to lower.


5 bolts.


M Dudley
Central Rockies
M Dudley   Central Rockies
First ascent Doug Rank, early '80s. Apr 23, 2017
John Parnigoni
Golden, CO
John Parnigoni   Golden, CO
The guidebook gives this a 5.7, and I would agree. Sep 1, 2008
Jake Wyatt
Longmont, CO
Jake Wyatt   Longmont, CO
As of 08/07/04, both anchor bolts have hangers. Aug 7, 2004
ClimbandMine has a map and some additional access beta. Aug 5, 2002