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Routes in (02) Slab Wall

Looking for Daniel S,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
No Identity But a Title S,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Pillow Roof S,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pseudo-Supercrack T,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Shin of My Skin S,TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Stick Your Fist Here T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Michael LaPlante
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Shared By: Alexander Nees on Apr 25, 2007
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description [Edit]

An alright climb, this offwidth can be fun... if you're into offwidths. The bottom 15 feet (crux) especially offer the opportunity to practice your chicken-winging, handstacks, and knee locks. Reach the big ledge midway up, take a deep breath, and then climb the inside face behind the massive flake. Unless you brought BIG gear, don't expect pro from here until you reach the top.

If you're a completist, give this one a shot, otherwise there are better climbs for your attention.

Location [Edit]

Roughly 10 meters left of the swallow nests in the corner of the Swallow Wall, at the right (east) end of the Slab Wall, behind the Inclined Boulder, is a broken offwidth crack under the left edge of a huge flake. It only gets bigger as it goes up... Walk off.

Protection [Edit]

Trad gear. The crack is wide, so bring the big stuff, like a #5 if you've got it. There are a couple of slots that will take smaller cams as well. No bolted anchor: you'll have to build one at the top. Bring some more big stuff (#3 maybe?) for that, or just walk off.

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