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Abel's Slab Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.14848, -71.36457 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Gunkswest on May 9, 2016
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This is the left-hand of two slabs that are located across the Saco River from the Frankenstein Cliff/Arethusa falls parking area.

Abel Crawford was the first person to ride a horse to the summit of Mount Washington, in 1840.

Getting There 

Cross the Saco River on the Webster Cliff Trail footbridge, then angle up and left past Ethan's Slab to reach this crag. The approach takes roughly 15-20 minutes.

Climbing Season

For the WM: Crawford Notch area.

Weather station 8.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Walkin' in the Rain 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c NH : WM: Crawford Notch : ... : Abel's Slab
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