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Routes in L Crags (Sinister Slab Area)

Dedication. T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Faith Hope and Clarity T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Just Dreams T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
No Where To Run T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Persistence. T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Return of the Crocks T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Seduction of Stone T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Sinister Slab T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Slabtastic T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
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Type: Trad, 800 ft, 4 pitches, Grade II
FA: Paul Ross. John Glime
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Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Oct 2, 2007
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Situated on the Sinister Slab formation. Approach from the Three Finger Canyon trail .About quarter mile before the entrance walk north for about 20 mins.Starts 50' right of "Faith Hope and Clarity" The climb is on good rock and has two excellent slab pitches
(P1.Climb up past a bolt at 30'. Then a .75"Cam to another bolt.Continue to double anchors. 170'5.8R
(P2.Easy grooves and slab lead to a black block below the right hand slim clean groove.(the grooves on the left are Faith Hope and Clarity) Double anchors. 250 5.2.
(P3.Superb pitch ,quite sustained. Climb the slab for about 50' to the entrance of the groove. Up the groove ,at the third bolt move out of the groove to the right to another bolt.Continue delicately passed two more bolts then enter the wide groove follow this to double anchors.200' 5.9R.
(P4.Follow the fine slim groove and slab to double anchors. 100'5.6R

Descent:-Across to the south about 100' are rap anchors of Return of the Crocks . Use these .Two raps to reach ledges then scrable down to more anchors ,from here one rap down FHC first pitch to ground.


Walk from the Three Fingers Trailhead north for about 20 mins to the Sinister Slab formation. See Pics.


Cams alien to 2".. Couple of medium stoppers.Slings, Two 60M ropes
John J. Glime
Salt Lake City, UT
John J. Glime   Salt Lake City, UT
For those of you who dare to dream. Know that it was a handsome "senior citizen" who went there first and put those shiny bolts in for you. It was a privilege to watch, and very impressive. Oct 2, 2007