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L to R R to L Alpha
Gully to Prow S 
Orange Peel T 
Unknown 1 S 
Unknown 2 S 
Unknown 3 S 
Unknown 4 S 
Unknown 5 S 

Main Slab Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This crag has several generously bolted routes and at least one trad line. It is a wide slab capped by large roofs.

Getting There 

This is the first wall you will encounter when walking from the parking area.

L->R: 

A. Unknown 1, 10, 1p, 75', bolts.
B. Unknown 2, 10-, 1p, 80', bolts.
C. Orange Peel, 10-, 1p, 80', gear.
D. Unknown 3, 9+, 1p, 80', bolts.
DE. Unknown 4, 10-, 1p, 80', bolts.
F. Unknown 5, 12-, 1p, 80', bolts.
G. Unknown, ?, bolts & gear?.

H. Unknown Prow, 11-12?, 1p, bolts.
I. Gully to Prow, 9, 1p, 120', bolts.
J? Unknown Right of Prow, ?, 1p, bolts?

Caution 

Eds. caution is warranted for using some of the anchor bolts atop some of these routes. At least 2 of the anchor bolt pairs are set in protrusions of rock that could fail when loaded with the wrong kind of freeze/thaw cycles.

Climbing Season

For the Morrison/Evergreen area.

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['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 Main Slab

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Slab:
Unknown 3   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Unknown 4   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown 4 on the right.

Unknown 4 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CO : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : Main Slab
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By Leo Paik
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From: Westminster, Colorado
Sep 23, 2012
Some of the anchors on this crag are set in rock that might be subject to fracture with the wrong sequence of events. These are set in bulging rock that could fracture with freeze thaw cycles and/or micro-cracks in the rock. Please look carefully at these before trusting them without backing them up.
By Parker Wrozek
Jun 20, 2016
The climbing is fun, but I agree the anchors are all kind of suspect.