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Rock Climbing Photo: Third Pitch - Solar Slab Gulley  5.3 climbing   Pi...
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By Bill Lawry
From: New Mexico
Jan 13, 2016
Note that the double-rope rap lines do not originate from an anchor on the 'standard' descent of Solar Slab Gully (SSG). The 'standard' descent starts at a bolted anchor on the east side of SSG.

Likely, these double ropes instead originate from an anchor on the west side of SSG that is located "behind a boulder" when topping out from "lower tier" routes to the west. If so, at least one party reported some difficulty with rapping that way with a single rope.
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Third Pitch - Solar Slab Gulley
5.3 climbing

Picture by climbphx.com

Submitted By: ClimbPHX.com on Nov 21, 2012
On this route:
Solar Slab Gully (5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a )
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