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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, 1600 ft, 8 pitches, Grade III
FA: Paul Ross, Layne & Sheridan Potter 4/24/2003
Page Views: 45 total, 1/month
Shared By: USBRIT Ross on Sep 8, 2012
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Description

P1.Climb a 50' left facing corner then step left into a groove. Up this to an obvious crack/corner. 5.6 180ft
P2.Follow corner then step out left on to a big ledge. 5.7 200ft
P3.Easy scramble to below big open slabs. 60ft
P4.Straight up slab to a big pothole and bolt belay. 5.4R 200ft
P5.Continue up slab to bolt belay. 5.5R 180ft
P6.Easy slab to big ledge. 5.3 180ft
P7.Up slab to corner with bushes to ledge. 5.0 200ft
P8.Long 4th class to the ridge. The knife edge summit can be gained by an easy but exposed ramp on the left or slabs to the right. 400ft
Register in cairn.
A fairly easy route with great situations.

Descent: 4th class and rap the route.

Location

Approach from Three Fingers Canyon. Climbs the left (south) edge of the Surfing the Swell formation.
Starts at the top of the limestone wave just right of the slot canyon. Cairn.

Protection

Bolts, cams from .5" to 3" and stoppers.
Two 60m ropes.
Bolt kit may prove usefull if one feels the need to backup the single bolt belays.

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