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Routes in 4. Main Slab

A Bit Too Short T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Dharma Initiative, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Direct T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Eko Slab T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Lost in the Sun T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Past Dead Ending's. T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Rookie Ridge (incomplete) T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c PG13
keystoned T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b X
Type: Trad, 1000 ft, 7 pitches, Grade III
FA: unknown
Page Views: 168 total, 6/month
Shared By: Robert Hall on Sep 28, 2015
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

Eko Slab climbs the Main Slab just LEFT of "Lost in the Sun", crosses over the "minor tree&bush gully" and finishes on the white slab (2 bolts) left of "Lost in the sun". See topo-photo posted to "Main Slab".

We climbed over to, and up, the upper slab from just below the anchors at the top of P4 of "Lost in the Sun". This involved crossing the tree "gully" and getting up onto the slab, which we did where a crack split the side "wall". A short distance beyond we belayed at a small tree.

From here we climbed up via an obvious thin flake (gear) with a small tree ledge on the right. The the pitch continued up left to a big flake that ended at a singleton-pine-tree ledge. 150-170 ft, 5.6?

The next pitch went up slightly left, then past the two bolts. ( 5.5 ?)

Then the "fun" began. We went right on a damp/wet mossy slab to a tree ledge with pine and one large silver birch. BEWARE ROCKS LAYING ON THE SLAB AND IN THE TREES! We rapped with TWO-60m-ropes off the silver birch to the "mid-pitch-1" tree ledge, then a single-rope 60m down into the tree gully. From there some 5.0 downclimbing on slab got us to the P3 anchor of the route "Direct."


See Topo/Photo posted to "Main Slab"

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