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Beginner's Slab

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Beginner's Slab Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Terry Fisher on Aug 4, 2002
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Description 

Short, easy, slab, sport climbing with access to the top for top ropes. Four climbs located on the north west-facing, granite wall. This is a great rock for beginner, sport climbers.

Getting There 

From the top of Hell hill take the second left continue down until you pass a wall on the left which looks like it has stripes (Tiger Stripe Wall). Make the next left and continue straight, at the top of the hill the rock is located off to the left. It is a small dome of rock that is 30-40 feet tall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.5 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',4],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Beginner's Slab

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Beginner's Slab:
Crack, Baby!   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Cardassian   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Baby's Got Crack   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The Beginner's Backside.
The Beginner's Backside.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Beginner's Slabs in February.
The Beginner's Slabs in February.
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One of the many topropes available - this is at th...
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By Shaun Wicen
Sep 27, 2015
There are two more routes on the front (six total), southwest-facing face. I don't know what they are rated, though I know that the one second from the right is the hardest.