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Friction Slab

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Friction Slab Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.75867, -83.66979 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brad "Stonyman" Killough on Oct 13, 2009
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Boulder beside hwy 11 on the right before you get to roadside parking.

Getting There 

on side of road, on the right, going towards roadside.

Climbing Season

For the Red River Gorge area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Friction Slab

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Friction Slab:
Swiggity Swag the Nightmare Stag   V1 5     Boulder, 12'   
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Featured Route For Friction Slab
Rock Climbing Photo: It's the pinnacle on the right

Swiggity Swag the Nightmare Stag V1 5  Kentucky : Red River Gorge : Friction Slab
Climb using the edges of the two large (body size) huecos. We used the two two-finger pockets that are separated by about an inch wide bar of stone as the finish. Could top out but it might be high ball.Note: My buddy "discovered" this problem during a recent trip to the Red. We wanted to put it up because 1. there was but a single problem posted here for a boulder that I know plenty of people have climbed and 2. hoping someone will see and be able to give some more information about the pro...[more]   Browse More Classics in Kentucky

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Rock Climbing Photo: Heartbreak. V2-V3 still kinda dirty but fun.
Heartbreak. V2-V3 still kinda dirty but fun. Hunt...
Rock Climbing Photo: V-3
Rock Climbing Photo: problem just left of V-3 on the backside.
BETA PHOTO: problem just left of V-3 on the backside.
Rock Climbing Photo: Kianna bouldering just right of downclimb crack.
Kianna bouldering just right of downclimb crack.
Rock Climbing Photo: VO
Rock Climbing Photo: Downclimb crack
Downclimb crack

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By Tim Powers
From: Indiana
Nov 4, 2009
The name of this boulder is Friction Slab.

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