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9 - Calvin's Slabs

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Cal's Ceiling T,TR 
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9 - Calvin's Slabs Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This area has a few really fun routes. 100ft of of solid rock (plenty of gear placement options that are sound) with face climbing, a fun roof, corner routes and a few jams here and there and a really fun offwidth to roof start option called Cal's Ceiling 5.7+. You'll find a nice mix of features in this area. Great cruising to moderate difficulty level routes.

Most of the routes start at the big ledge about 20ft up (can't miss it once there). You can mix and match routes (starter route to ledge links to start of another route) easily.

There are options for anchors on top including slinging natural features.

Getting There 

This is the 3rd prominent formation to the right starting from Jim's Throne. Jim's, Pillar 2 then Calvin's Slabs.

Climbing Season

For the White Rocks area.

Weather station 1.8 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in 9 - Calvin's Slabs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 9 - Calvin's Slabs:
Patriot Act   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
Calvin Corner   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'   
Grumpy Gus    5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Cal's Ceiling 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  PA : South Central PA : ... : 9 - Calvin's Slabs
Climb the offwidth (for the skinny just about a squeeze chimney) and pull the roof. If avoiding offwidths the face also can be climbed then pull the roof and this goes about 5.5/5.6....[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Decent point of view. Cal`s Face is on the face to...
Decent point of view. Cal`s Face is on the face to...
Rock Climbing Photo: Patriot Act, 5.4, Calvins Slabs
Patriot Act, 5.4, Calvins Slabs
Rock Climbing Photo: This is a start option. There are several includin...
This is a start option. There are several includin...

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By Rock Jock
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From: Pennsylvania
Dec 21, 2013
inbetween Patriot Act and Calvins Corner, as of 12/2013, there are two grey metolius rappel bolts.