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English Smooth Sole Slab

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Diagonal Crack T 
Finger Crack, The 
Jam crack, The T 
Skidder 
Smooth Sole TR 
Smooth Sole Direct TR 
T Crack, The T 
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English Smooth Sole Slab Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,300'
Location: 33.9839, -117.39321 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brad G on Sep 25, 2007
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Description 

This area features some great top ropes and even a few single pitch aid lines. A few of the climbs are really fun and have excellent rock quality. Some of the longest climbs in all of Mount Rubidoux are found here. About 50 feet high. The face gets morning shade, but is in the sun all afternoon.

Getting There 

Directly under the big cross on the west side. Just follow the road north from The Island. The rock will be up and to your right.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Rubidoux area.

Weather station 3.4 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in English Smooth Sole Slab

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for English Smooth Sole Slab:
The Finger Crack   V0 4     Boulder   
The Jam crack   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 1 pitch, 30'   
The T Crack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 15'   
Smooth Sole   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
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The Jam Crack
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By Brad G
From: 1994 Honda Civic
Sep 25, 2007
Does anybody know who made the first ascents of any of the climbs here?
By rmuir
Oct 6, 2016
First ascent of the center route on the Slab was by Robs Muir, Jim Hoagland, and Ben Borson. The second ascent was by Paul Gleason the following week, after he finally bought a pair of PAs.