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Great Slab / Wave Boulder

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Arch, The 
Beginner Slab 
Big Step aka The Hole 
Hole, The 
Neil's Sit Down 
Plink and Dink Traverse, The 
Pocket Problem 
Reverse Wave 
Sit to Wave Crack 
Surf's Up 
Wave Sit Down 
Wave, The 
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Great Slab / Wave Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Location: 41.8959, -71.4337 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: tscupp on Apr 14, 2010

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Hard to miss this boulder if you are walking along the road. A few tough slab climbs with the always fun Wave Traverse on the back side.

Getting There 

From the main parking lot, walk past the main gate and take the right fork as though heading for the warm up area. Once you are past the pond on your left, walk along the trail on your right that runs along the shore (opposite of the warmup area). You'll pass the suicide boulder and it is the next big boulder on your left though you probably already saw it from the road.

To get to the Wave, walk around the boulder or scramble through the little chimney/notch on the right side.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.6 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Great Slab / Wave Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Great Slab / Wave Boulder:
Neil's Sit Down   V1+ 5     Boulder, 7'   
The Wave   V2 5+     Boulder, 20'   
Big Step aka The Hole   V3 6A     Boulder, 20'   
Surf's Up   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   
The Hole   V6 7A     Boulder, 17'   
The Arch   V6 7A     Boulder, 20'   
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