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Routes in Super Slab

Boltaneer S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Clast Action S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Full Sail S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Oreo S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Super Arete S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Mark Hesse and Dennis Jackson
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Shared By: Anthony Stout on Apr 24, 2006
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Nice and long, this route is a nice moderate up lower angle rock. A mini-crux from the start to the first bolt takes you to lower angle and easier climbing. The business comes (as all routes on super slab) when you pull through the bulge at the top.


Starts about 10 feet right of the arete on the left side. Second route over from the arete.


10 bolts to anchors.


This route is actually called "Clast Action." A clast is a broken fragment of rock, and if you notice here, broken fragments are embedded everywhere. First ascent by Mark Hesse and Dennis Jackson. May 20, 2006
Larry Earley
Los Alamos, NM
Larry Earley   Los Alamos, NM
I thought Gary Clark bolted this one too. Start tricky. This climb is a 9. Mostly 5.8 but a couple of 9 moves. Nice climb for the grade. Oct 8, 2006
Dave Wachter  
Varied and fun climbing, from slabby to slightly overhanging. Poorly bolted, though, especially for a 5.9 leader. There are a couple of serious runouts in the mid-section where it would be possible to bust your ankles on a ledge. Sep 21, 2008
Center, CO
AndyMac   Center, CO
7th bolt needs some love. post up if you beat me to it May 29, 2015
Yeah 7th bolt is completely worn in its hole. I tried to tighten it the best i could, but i wouldn't trust it. It would probably pull... Jun 11, 2015
Matt Klosterman  
The 7th bolt hangar disconnected from the bolt when climbing this route on 8/1. Our friends re-attached the hanger by tightening the nut securing the hangar to the bolt. In line with the previous comments this bolt is suspect for catching a leader fall. The bolt protects the section of this climb below the crux move. Aug 3, 2015
A potentially great route marred by crappy bolt placement. About 3/4 of the way up, I continued straight only to find that there were no bolts that way! The bolt line jogs hard left, and thus seems very contrived. Sep 12, 2015
Chip Loomis
Chip Loomis  
5.9 start and bulge area, rest of route is 5.8 or easier. Run-out areas are over the easy terrain, feels safe. The bolt line does shift left through the bulge, but this allows for great holds, although not obvious at first Oct 30, 2017

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